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13DEC 2017

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.

2017

DECEMBER

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.

NOVEMBER

03NOV 2017

Economics

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.

OCTOBER

27OCT 2017

Markets

The headaches and the hope among top policymakers

IMF and World Bank meetings send a broadly optimistic message about the economic cycle.

18OCT 2017

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60 seconds explaining quantitative tightening

Marcus Brookes quickly explains how the Federal Reserve is turning off the taps on its $3.5 trillion QE programme.

18OCT 2017

Economics

World economy squeezed: rate rises, QE and emerging markets disinflation

In this month's infographic we look at how central banks will tighten monetary policy, the outlook for UK interest rates and inflation in emerging markets.