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Economics

10JUL 2019

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

Brexit uncertainty is hampering growth, which may force the Bank of England to cut interest rates.

2019

APRIL

11APR 2019

Economics

Is the UK stuck in Brexit limbo?

Extension to the Brexit deadline reduces the incentives for the UK parliament to compromise.

04APR 2019

Economics

Is the ECB’s guidance to markets proving effective?

Delays in tightening monetary policy lead to comparisons with Japan as negative interest rates become the “new normal”.

MARCH

11MAR 2019

Economics

Global economic outlook: slowdown, not recession

We have cut our global GDP growth forecast again for 2019 but have revised up our prediction for 2020 amid greater optimism on the longer-term outlook.

08MAR 2019

Economics

ECB’s rate rise delay is likely to hurt banks’ profitability

We now forecast the next interest rate rise will be in March 2020.

FEBRUARY

08FEB 2019

Economics

Five charts to gauge the environment for equities

Judging the end of the market cycle is difficult. Here, Schroders fund managers - including Nick Kirrage, Nick Kissack and Alex Breese - discuss charts that have caught their eye.

07FEB 2019

Economics

Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

07FEB 2019

Economics

India's central bank takes a dovish turn

The central bank has cut interest rates but a pause may have been a more prudent option.