18APR 2017


Shock UK election call could strengthen May's Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap general election could bolster her negotiating position with the EU and within her own party. This may potentially lead to a "softer" Brexit.

12APR 2017

Global Market Perspective

Q2 2017

Economic and asset allocation views covering Q2 2017. In this edition we look at the impact of populism on markets, discuss our 30-year return forecasts and ask whether the US economy has become less dynamic.

07APR 2017


Slower US payrolls likely a one-off as weather casts cloud on data

Although latest job data from the US is weaker than expected, it is likely to bounce back next month rather than mark the start of a downturn.

03APR 2017


TalkingEconomics: Is populism good for markets?

In this monthly summary of our views on the global economy, we discuss the impact of populist policies on markets, political risk in France and the recent upswing in global trade.


31MAR 2017

Economic & Strategy Viewpoint

April 2017

Populism and its effect on markets are under the spotlight in this month's update from Schroders' economists. Inflation, the ECB and the global upswing are among the other topics in focus.

23MAR 2017


Inflation on the rise? This chart shows the damage it could do

UK inflation hits its highest level in almost three and a half years. We look at the damage inflation can inflict on your money and investments.

20MAR 2017


The story of the global economy in pictures - March 2017

This month's infographic illustrates why we think the global economy still has hurdles to overcome despite a good start to 2017.

16MAR 2017


Investor relief at Dutch election blow to populists

While markets heave a sigh of relief at Geert Wilders' defeat in the Dutch election, political uncertainty persists as attention shifts to France. But we see bright prospects for equities as the economic backdrop improves.

08MAR 2017


30-year asset class returns forecast: 2017 update

The Schroders Economics Group provides its annual update of its 30-year return forecasts for a range of asset classes. Equities remain the asset class offering the greatest potential for returns.