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09JUL 2019

What is left in the toolkit for central banks in developed markets?

Low interest rates will limit the ability of central banks to cut rates further if the economy turns pear-shaped. We examine the other options available in developed markets.

Economics

05JUN 2019

2019

MAY

02MAY 2019

Economics

Watching and waiting: Fed in neutral

The Fed’s next move is likely to be a rate cut, but not until next year

APRIL

26APR 2019

Economics

Robust US growth figures calm recession worries

Weaker inflation suggests interest rates are likely to remain on hold

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.