17NOV 2016


November 2016 Economic Infographic

In this month's infographic our economists investigate globalisation and ask is it in crisis? They look at whether China's problems are building and if deflation or inflation should be of greater concern to investors.

03NOV 2016


TalkingEconomics: Globalisation in crisis

Having championed free trade, labour and capital flows the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank find themselves fighting against a wave of protectionism and moves to curb immigration.

03NOV 2016


TalkingEconomics: China - problems build behind the dam of growth

China’s growth is stable but all the old problems remain, with renewed and persistent renminbi (RMB) weakness beginning to nudge complacent investors back into mild concern. More government stimulus will be needed – and delivered – in 2017, but we expect severe problems before the decade is out.


19OCT 2016


Stable growth for China as long term costs mount

Chinese GDP growth was in line with expectations but is there a slowdown ahead?


09SEP 2016


60 seconds with Keith Wade on cutting his global growth forecast

Keith Wade explains why the economics team has trimmed its forecast for global growth this year.


31AUG 2016


Brazil shines as India disappoints

Latest GDP data shows Brazil’s economy improving after a dismal first quarter, while India’s economy slowed. However, both face brighter futures.


27JUL 2016


Schroders Quickview: UK economy robust before Brexit vote

Stronger activity before the EU referendum reduces the odds of a recession in the near term.


02JUN 2016


Schroders Quickview: Brazilian recovery will take time and luck

Economic growth in Brazil should improve further if reform progress is made, although it is likely to plateau at a low level next year.


31MAY 2016


Schroders Quickview: Indian concerns remain despite good growth

Momentum is improving and we expect better performance this year compared to 2015, but reform efforts must continue.

18MAY 2016


Schroders Quickview: Japan GDP figures flatter to deceive

The Japanese economy continues to struggle to regain momentum. We expect today’s GDP figures will result in a delay to the next consumption tax hike.