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Economics

22MAR 2018

New Fed chair Powell raises rates, growth and inflation forecasts

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.

2018

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2018

Economics

Infographic: A view of the global economy in February 2018

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.

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.

13FEB 2018

Markets

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.

09FEB 2018

Economics

UK interest rate rises to be earlier and greater than expected

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.

02FEB 2018

Markets

TalkingEconomics: Duelling in Davos

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.

2017

DECEMBER

19DEC 2017

Economics

Will the global economy continue to bounce back in 2018?

In this month's infographic, Schroders' economists revise up their global growth forecasts and provide their outlook for interest rates in 2018.

13DEC 2017

Markets

Outlook 2018: Gold

We see the gold market as broadly overlooked and offering great value as a portfolio hedge at current levels.