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Economic Views

04APR 2019

Is the ECB’s guidance to markets proving effective?

Delays in tightening monetary policy lead to comparisons with Japan as negative interest rates become the “new normal”.

2019

FEBRUARY

08FEB 2019

Equities

Five charts to gauge the environment for equities

Judging the end of the market cycle is difficult. Here, Schroders fund managers - including Nick Kirrage, Nick Kissack and Alex Breese - discuss charts that have caught their eye.

07FEB 2019

Economic Views

Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

07FEB 2019

Economic Views

India's central bank takes a dovish turn

The central bank has cut interest rates but a pause may have been a more prudent option.

JANUARY

31JAN 2019

Economic Views

The Fed: still the market's flexible friend

Snapshot: The US central bank’s more dovish stance has been welcomed by markets. We forecast another rate rise this year if activity picks up as expected.

29JAN 2019

Equities

Perspective: the prospects for Indian assets in 2019

Politics could drive performance of Indian assets on a near-term basis, but the long-term fundamental case for investment in India is robust, argues India Investment Specialist, Jigar Gandhi.

15JAN 2019

Economic Views

What is the outlook for interest rates in 2019?

In focus: The Schroders Economics Team now forecasts just one interest rate rise this year in the US. We explore why and consider other likely monetary policy moves in major economies.

2018

DECEMBER

20DEC 2018

Economic Views

Fearful markets disappointed by Fed policy stance

Market participants had expected a more dovish statement given recent volatility in risk assets