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05JAN 2018

European stockmarkets in 2017 - nine charts that show the trends

We look back at the drivers of Europe’s stockmarket gains in 2017, including the ongoing economic recovery and diminishing political risk.

2017

DECEMBER

13DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Another good year for investors?

We find a spirit of cautious optimism in our round-up of the market views from around Schroders.

12DEC 2017

Economics

UK inflation breaches the BoE's upper target

Higher food and energy prices put further pressure on households ahead of festive period.

08DEC 2017

Economics

Is the UK government heading towards a softer Brexit?

The joint progress report leaves several options open for the UK but phase II of negotiations is likely to prove at least as difficult as phase I.

06DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: European corporate bonds

We expect episodes of volatility during 2018, which should provide opportunities to buy good corporate bonds relatively cheaply.

04DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: UK equity income

A flexible and pragmatic approach will be required as strategies which have been effective over the past five years may be less likely to perform in the next few years.

04DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: European equities

We see scope for positive progress in 2018 as corporate profitability improves, inflation remains low and stock fundamentals become more important in driving share prices.

04DEC 2017

Retirement

UK investors save 11.3% for retirement, is it enough?

UK investors are saving 11.3% of their income for retirement, more than other Europeans, according to a major new study.