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NOVEMBER

30NOV 2017

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - December 2017

As the synchronised upswing continues, we are upgrading our global growth forecast for 2018.

22NOV 2017

Markets

Yield curve flattening: overdone or more to come?

Investors often fear a flattening of the US yield curve as it tends to suggest a lower growth environment ahead. But we think quantitative tightening will likely have an unprecedented impact on the US bond market, just as QE did.

03NOV 2017

Economics

Rates set to rise again in December as US jobs rebound

Latest payroll data sees jobs market rebound and keeps the prospect of a further rate rise in December on the cards. But wages stay subdued.

OCTOBER

27OCT 2017

Markets

The headaches and the hope among top policymakers

IMF and World Bank meetings send a broadly optimistic message about the economic cycle.

18OCT 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds explaining quantitative tightening

Marcus Brookes quickly explains how the Federal Reserve is turning off the taps on its $3.5 trillion QE programme.

18OCT 2017

Economics

World economy squeezed: rate rises, QE and emerging markets disinflation

In this month's infographic we look at how central banks will tighten monetary policy, the outlook for UK interest rates and inflation in emerging markets.

13OCT 2017

Economics

Federal Reserve poised for December rate rise

Despite mixed signals on inflation, the US Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in December.

09OCT 2017

Markets

Will it be smooth sailing for markets until the end of the year?

At the latest Schroders Live event on 4 October, our panel looked at whether equities can sustain their stellar run in view of the coming reduction in central bank liquidity, geopolitical tensions, currency moves and stretched valuations.

06OCT 2017

Global Market Perspective

Global Market Perspective Q4 2017

Small caps, global liquidity, and seven-year returns are among the topics in the spotlight in the latest economic and asset allocation views covering Q4 2017.

04OCT 2017

Economics

From QE to QT - whither global liquidity?

In this month's TalkingEconomics, our economists discuss global liquidity, the outlook for UK interest rates and falling inflation in emerging markets.