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03NOV 2017

Rates set to rise again in December as US jobs rebound

Latest payroll data sees jobs market rebound and keeps the prospect of a further rate rise in December on the cards. But wages stay subdued.

2017

OCTOBER

03OCT 2017

Markets

Investing is a marathon, not a sprint — even during revolutions

Huw van Steenis discusses three of the big themes for investors at Schroders' recent Madrid event: coping with tech disruption, the end of QE and populism.

SEPTEMBER

21SEP 2017

Economics

US Fed likely to hold fire despite hawkish intent

The central bank aims to raise rates but further evidence of inflation picking up is still needed.

AUGUST

23AUG 2017

Markets

Hong Kong versus Singapore: 10 years of banking returns

How have Hong Kong and Singapore banks fared since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis? We take a look at a decade of returns to find out.

04AUG 2017

Economics

Fed unlikely to budge despite strong jobs report

Although employment growth is positive, the Federal Reserve will likely remain on hold for 2017 while inflation remains weak and balance sheet reduction looms.

02AUG 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Central bank hawks, low inflation and balance sheet reduction

Low inflation is harrying the hawks, and is keeping the Fed cautious as it looks to reduce its balance sheet.

JULY

27JUL 2017

Economics

Fed leaves rates on hold and balance sheet reduction is coming soon

The combination of balance sheet reduction and low inflation suggests there may not be another rate hike in 2017.

JUNE

15JUN 2017

Economics

Another Fed hike, but how many more to come?

Following the latest interest rate rise in the US, we expect a further one in September and balance sheet reduction to kick in around the turn of the year.