Interest Rates

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.


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.

03AUG 2016

Economic Views

Will the Bank of England pull out all the stops?

Go all out or save some for later? That is the question the Bank of England (BoE) will face on Thursday 4 August.


27JUL 2016


60 seconds with Rajeev De Mello on EM corporate bonds as an income solution

Interest rates and yields on government bonds remain near record lows leaving investors scrambling for solutions to their income problems. Rajeev De Mello explains why emerging market corporate debt provides an answer.

22JUL 2016


Paying to lend? The failure of negative interest rate policy

We look at the economic and market impact of negative interest rate policy and where policymakers might head next.

22JUL 2016

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: Flash UK PMI signals post-referendum slump

Private survey data suggest the UK economy has slumped since the result of the EU referendum was announced, increasing the chances of an interest rate cut in August.