Interest Rates

03NOV 2016

Economic Views

Bank of England keeps policy unchanged

Concerns over inflation force a more hawkish tone.

03NOV 2016

Economic Views

TalkingEconomics: Europe - could higher inflation curtail central banks' stimuli?

After years of deflationary dynamics, energy inflation is set to lift European and UK inflation significantly over the next few months. However, the energy effects will only be temporary and will have a deflationary impact in the medium term.

OCTOBER

20OCT 2016

Economic Views

Brazil cuts rates with further easing likely

Lingering concerns over inflation constrain more aggressive cuts for now.

SEPTEMBER

22SEP 2016

Economic Views

Fed stays on hold but sets up December hike

A US rate increase looks likely in December, barring an election shock

21SEP 2016

Economic Views

No BoJ rate cut, but new policies brought in to boost inflation

The BoJ move is welcome, but will the public be convinced?

12SEP 2016

Economic Views

September 2016 Economic Infographic

In this month's Olympic themed infographic we examine the outlook for global growth and how emerging market performance is set to improve.

01SEP 2016

Fixed Income

Return-free risk

Bonds are at the epicentre of what is a highly fragile environment.

AUGUST

04AUG 2016

Economic Views

Bank of England seeks to ease Brexit pain with interest rate cut and QE restart

The post-Brexit recession risk calls for more stimulus, but does the Bank now have any ammunition left?

04AUG 2016

Economic Views

Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.25%: what next?

The Bank of England has cut rates for the first time in seven years. We offer the latest market forecasts and assess the impact on savings and mortgages.

04AUG 2016

Economic Views

Will you "pay to save"? What negative interest rates mean for investors

With negative interest rate policy (NIRP) imposed in Japan and across much of Europe, we explain what it means and look at its effects.