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10MAY 2018

Bank of England pauses hikes, awaiting more clarity

The market now shares our view that the next UK rate rise will be in November.

2018

MARCH

22MAR 2018

Economics

New Fed chair Powell raises rates, growth and inflation forecasts

We still see scope for further interest rate rises from the Fed this year, following yesterday’s 25 basis point hike at the March meeting of the FOMC.

13MAR 2018

Economics

Why we don't expect a UK interest rate rise until November

After hawkish comments from the Bank of England the market priced in a May rate rise. Schroders economists don’t expect the next increase until November.

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in February 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the forces driving the weaker US dollar, the prospects for continued global growth and what political risk could mean for emerging markets.

14FEB 2018

Economics

US inflation shows signs of rising cyclical pressure in January

Core inflation looks likely to accelerate further, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep tightening policy.

13FEB 2018

Economics

How rising interest rates have affected returns from bonds

Schroders research, covering four decades of data, shows how different types of bond have performed when rates were rising.

09FEB 2018

Economics

UK interest rate rises to be earlier and greater than expected

Latest comments from the Bank of England (BoE) and its governor Mark Carney indicate that UK interest rates are likely to go up sooner and faster than previously expected.