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06APR 2018

Quarterly markets review - Q1 2018

An overview of markets in Q1 2018 when worries over US interest rates and trade weighed on global equities.

2018

FEBRUARY

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.

2017

DECEMBER

13DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Global high yield

Solid credit fundamentals, a moderate uptick in global economic growth with limited inflationary pressure and a favourable supply-demand balance all point to another good year for high yield bonds.

08DEC 2017

Economics

Fed still on course for December hike after jobs report

Quickview: The latest US non-farm payrolls show robust jobs growth although wage growth remains subdued.

07DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Asian ex Japan equities

A supportive global backdrop for Asian stocks means broader secular trends will continue to play out in 2018.

06DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Global bonds

Will 2018 be another year in bond nirvana or are the storm clouds set to upset bondholder stupor?

06DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Asian bonds

Improving global growth and low inflation should be supportive forces for Asian bonds in 2018 but higher oil prices could be a headwind for the region.

01DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global economy

In the first part of our series of articles assessing the outlook for next year, Keith Wade discusses whether the Goldilocks combination of strong growth and low inflation can continue in 2018.