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03MAY 2019

The Goldilocks jobs market continues in the US

The latest US employment data supports the central bank keeping interest rates on hold.

2019

MARCH

21MAR 2019

Economics

Fed turns more dovish and signals an end to rate hikes

The Federal Reserve signals no rate rises for 2019

JANUARY

31JAN 2019

Economics

The Fed: still the market's flexible friend

Snapshot: The US central bank’s more dovish stance has been welcomed by markets. We forecast another rate rise this year if activity picks up as expected.

23JAN 2019

Economics

Three themes for 2019 - and some black swans

We discuss three themes that will shape market performance in the coming year, as well as four events that could take investors by surprise.

15JAN 2019

Economics

What is the outlook for interest rates in 2019?

In focus: The Schroders Economics Team now forecasts just one interest rate rise this year in the US. We explore why and consider other likely monetary policy moves in major economies.

2018

OCTOBER

05OCT 2018

Economics

Brexit: 23 answers to investors’ questions

There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.

MAY

04MAY 2018

Economics

US employment report signals the economy has peaked at a high level

Quickview: Recent data confirm the US is late in the cycle and we maintain our forecast for a total of four interest rate hikes this year.

APRIL

06APR 2018

Economics

Quarterly markets review - Q1 2018

An overview of markets in Q1 2018 when worries over US interest rates and trade weighed on global equities.