US

09OCT 2017

Markets

Will it be smooth sailing for markets until the end of the year?

At the latest Schroders Live event on 4 October, our panel looked at whether equities can sustain their stellar run in view of the coming reduction in central bank liquidity, geopolitical tensions, currency moves and stretched valuations.

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

21SEP 2017

Economics

US Fed likely to hold fire despite hawkish intent

The central bank aims to raise rates but further evidence of inflation picking up is still needed.

14SEP 2017

Markets

Gold is under-owned by investors… for now

There could be a great rebalancing from passive ETFs and other traditional investments back towards gold, which would boost demand for gold and gold-related equities for years to come.

12SEP 2017

Markets

Bitcoin's bite: why central banks should clamp down on cryptocurrencies

The penny drops for central banks on cryptocurrencies.

06SEP 2017

Markets

How frightening is quantitative tightening?

We examine some of the potential consequences for markets when the Fed removes the punchbowl of QE. Will it be as boring a process as Janet Yellen hopes?

04SEP 2017

Markets

Chart attack: Seven market snapshots from August

Solar, bitcoin, tech and tea all feature among the seven charts that caught our eye last month.

AUGUST

07AUG 2017

Markets

Why Miami, the US gateway to Latin America, is on the up

Miami, ranked 27th on the Global Cities Index, is a hub that plays a crucial role in trade between the US and Latin America.