Interest Rates


03JUN 2016

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: US payrolls kill June rate rise

A slowdown in non-farm payrolls means the Federal Reserve is likely to wait until September before hiking interest rates.


17MAY 2016

Economic Views

Where next for the US dollar?

With the Federal Reserve in the process of normalising interest rates, many investors question what the path of the US dollar will be over the remainder of the year.

13MAY 2016

Economic Views

May 2016 Economic Infographic

This month's infographic focuses on the unintended consequences of negative interest rates, slowing global growth and the reform journeys being undertaken by countries within emerging markets.

12MAY 2016

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: Bank of England warns of Brexit stagflation

A recession and interest rate rises not ruled out in Brexit scenarios as sterling is expected to fall sharply.


28APR 2016


Schroders Quickview: Bank of Japan surprises markets with inaction

The Bank of Japan’s regular policy meeting ended in Tokyo on Thursday with the policy committee deciding to take no action.

28APR 2016

Fixed Income

Schroders Quickview: Fed keeps rates on hold, but for how much longer?

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) kept interest rates unchanged between 0.25% and 0.5% for the fourth consecutive month, but how much longer can the Fed hold off raising rates?


16MAR 2016

Fixed Income

Unravelling the bond market impact of the ECB’s latest policy measures

The bond market’s response to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) latest easing measures was immediate and broadly positive, but the implications for the real economy are harder to gauge.

10MAR 2016

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: Draghi fires bazooka, but we are still waiting for the cavalry

Mario Draghi succeeded in surprising markets with his latest salvo, but needs the support of governments and fiscal policy to win this fight.

01MAR 2016

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint March 2016

In this month's Viewpoint we update our global growth forecasts, look at Europe which has become a source of comfort in an uncertain world, and ask whether emerging markets have reached their nadir?


04FEB 2016

Economic Views

Schroders Quickview: BoE still expects interest rate rises…just not yet

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney has offered a cautiously optimistic message.