Interest Rates

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Economics

04JUN 2019

Australian rates sink to all-time low amid labour concerns

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut rates in response to a labour market that has lost momentum, and amid concerns over household consumption and China’s trade dispute.

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

25MAR 2019

Thought Leadership

Savings behaviour in a low rate world: what can we learn from Japan?

We examine whether Japanese households have taken on more risk in search of higher returns, and consider the implications for other developed markets.

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.

01MAR 2019

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - March 2019

In our latest forecast update, we cut our 2019 global growth projection again but we still think the US and world economy will avoid recession.

FEBRUARY

08FEB 2019

Markets

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.