Interest Rates

27OCT 2015


60 seconds with Marcus Brookes on the potential for a December rate rise

Marcus Brookes discusses why he believes the US economy is in good health and a Christmas interest rate rise could be on the cards.

06OCT 2015

Economic Views

Quarterly markets review - Q3 2015

A look back at markets in Q3 2015 when a slowdown in China sparked concern over the global growth outlook and led to significant stockmarket volatility.

02OCT 2015

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: US jobs report reduces chance of imminent rate hike

Worse than expected US jobs numbers have pushed out expectations for the first Federal Reserve rate rise.


18SEP 2015


Schroders Quickview: March 2016 eyed as Fed aborts lift off

Forecasts for an interest rate rise in the US drifted out further after the Federal Reserve (Fed) decided against kick-starting a cycle of rate hikes blaming global economic and inflationary pressures.

15SEP 2015


How would an interest rate rise impact my investments and should I do anything to protect them?

Ahead of the US Federal Reserve's (Fed) interest rate decision later this week, Keith Wade looks at interest rates from a UK perspective and how investors can prepare for when the Bank of England opts to hike. 


24AUG 2015

Economic Views

What is driving current stock market volatility?

Equity markets are experiencing turbulence but the authorities have tools available to calm markets.

24AUG 2015

Fixed Income

Fed actions hold key to EM rout

If there were any doubt only a few days ago, there should be none at all now - that even incrementally more restrictive monetary policy by the Federal Reserve is a danger in a very slow growth world.


30JUL 2015

Economic Views

US rebounds, edging Fed towards a rate rise in September

Chief Economist and Strategist Keith Wade, and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Lisa Hornby, discuss the latest US GDP release and its potential effect on the Federal Reserve's outlook.

28JUL 2015


Multi-Asset Insights: Are emerging markets prepared for the eventual US rate hike?

As the Federal Reserve looks to normalize monetary conditions, we look at the potential impact on emerging market (EM) liquidity from three angles: external, domestic and equity positioning.

14JUL 2015

Economic Views

Is the second Great Depression approaching? Part one: the case for

In the first of a two-part debate between Schroders' economists, Emerging Markets Economist Craig Botham presents the case that the global outlook is bleak and that we are on the verge of a deep depression akin to that which hit in 1929.