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Economics

15JAN 2019

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

MARCH

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2018

Economics

Where next for markets as Europe moves from recovery to expansion?

Can Europe’s economic momentum continue and how will tighter monetary policy affects investments?

JANUARY

30JAN 2018

Economics

The eurozone economic boom continues

Quickview: How long can the European Central Bank maintain its extraordinarily loose monetary policy?

2017

DECEMBER

06DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global bonds

Will 2018 be another year in bond nirvana or are the storm clouds set to upset bondholder stupor?

NOVEMBER

07NOV 2017

Economics

Eurozone: Political risk still simmering

Though many of Europe’s major political obstacles have been overcome, events in Spain highlight that political risk continues to simmer under the surface. These risks are contained for now, helped by quantitative easing which is set to continue into 2018.

OCTOBER

31OCT 2017

Economics

Europe is booming

Strong growth and falling inflation means investors can continue to enjoy the Goldilocks environment.

26OCT 2017

Economics

Upbeat ECB to extend QE into 2018

Monthly purchases will be halved, but repurchases will continue for some time as the economy appears to have turned a corner.