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Economics

05JUN 2019

Trump targets Mexico, hits the Fed

We cannot be sure if Trump’s Mexican tariffs are just part of his bargaining strategy, but it may get him the Fed rate cut he wants.

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

FEBRUARY

01FEB 2019

Economics

US labour market remains robust despite government shutdown

Snapshot: Strong jobs data gives confidence in the US economy but is unlikely to change the Fed’s more dovish tone.

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

DECEMBER

20DEC 2018

Economics

Fearful markets disappointed by Fed policy stance

Market participants had expected a more dovish statement given recent volatility in risk assets

18DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: Asian bonds

We expect that the US dollar’s strength should fade in 2019 as the pace of US rate hikes begins to slow, which will ease the pressure on Asian bonds next year.