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13FEB 2018

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.

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.

01DEC 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the global economic outlook for 2018

The Schroders Economics Team has revised up global growth forecasts for 2018 due to expectations of looser fiscal policy in the US and stronger global trade.

NOVEMBER

06NOV 2017

Economics

Firing on all cylinders?

Despite the strengthening of global activity, inflation remains quiescent. This is creating consternation among policymakers whose models would have predicted a pick-up in wage and price pressure.

02NOV 2017

Markets

Metals, bitcoin bubbles, consumers: eight market charts from October

We round-up eight charts that caught our eye in October, including soaring palladium and bitcoin prices, consumer spending, changing China and sentiment.

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.