We still see scope for further interest rate rises from the Fed this year, following yesterday’s 25 basis point hike at the March meeting of the FOMC.
In this month's infographic we look at the forces driving the weaker US dollar, the prospects for continued global growth and what political risk could mean for emerging markets.
Core inflation looks likely to accelerate further, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep tightening policy.
Schroders research, covering four decades of data, shows how different types of bond have performed when rates were rising.
Latest comments from the Bank of England (BoE) and its governor Mark Carney indicate that UK interest rates are likely to go up sooner and faster than previously expected.
This month we look at the prospects for trade and the dollar, the case for withdrawing extraordinary stimulus measures in Europe, and forthcoming elections in emerging markets.
In this month's infographic, Schroders' economists revise up their global growth forecasts and provide their outlook for interest rates in 2018.