Leading Schroders fund managers, covering a variety of asset classes and regions, share their insights on a difficult market environment.
In the first Schroders Live event of 2016, Bloomberg’s European Markets Editor Mannus Cranny quizzed Keith Wade and Johanna Kyrklund on the most pressing issues facing markets right now. These included matters such as China, the oil price, rate hikes and currency wars.
The Federal Reserve signals lift-off for interest rates in the US, but the pace of future rate hikes could be called into question.
Now that the Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised rates, investors may start to view emerging market debt in a new light.
Some investors believe that rising interest rates are bad for equity markets. These infographics, however, show that historically in the year following the initial lift-off for rates equity markets have, on average, performed robustly.
The market appears confident that Federal Reserve rate hikes will be gradual in 2016, and we believe this could be storing up some shocks for the new year.
Expectations that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will raise interest rates have increased markedly following the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, but what does this mean for bond investors?
We review a turbulent year for the global economy which endured dramatic falls in the price of oil, geopolitical tension in Europe, a stockmarket crash in China and ends with the Federal Reserve considering raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.