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18OCT 2017

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.

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OCTOBER

13OCT 2017

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60 seconds with Keith Wade on the Goldilocks economy

In this video Keith Wade explains why the global economy is currently in a Goldilocks scenario.

12OCT 2017

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60 seconds on why data centres matter for real estate investors

Demand for data from sectors such as the gaming industry and high frequency traders can benefit real estate in global cities.

11OCT 2017

Economics

Will UK interest rates rise next month?

Markets had been expecting rates to stay at 0.25% until next summer. Now the Bank of England is poised to act

03OCT 2017

Markets

Investing is a marathon, not a sprint — even during revolutions

Huw van Steenis discusses three of the big themes for investors at Schroders' recent Madrid event: coping with tech disruption, the end of QE and populism.

SEPTEMBER

22SEP 2017

Economics

Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit.

21SEP 2017

Markets

A red light is flashing over "bond proxy" income funds

Stocks from "bond proxy" sectors such as tobacco could be bad for your wealth, but many income funds are full of them.