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04MAR 2016


Schroders Quickview: Payroll report diminishes recession fears

The latest employment figures will allay concerns that the US economy is stalling. However, we believe the authorities will likely wait until June before hiking interest rates again.


02FEB 2016


Where we see market opportunities and risks

Leading Schroders fund managers, covering a variety of asset classes and regions, share their insights on a difficult market environment.


28JAN 2016


60 seconds with Rajeev De Mello on the Fed and emerging markets

The pain in emerging markets has been in the preparation for the Federal Reserve's lift-off, according to Rajeev De Mello, but the rate hiking cycle could be positive for the region.

27JAN 2016


60 seconds on the outlook for US bonds

Andrew Chorlton discusses where he sees the opportunities in US fixed income and why investors could be caught off-guard by the actions of the Federal Reserve.

20JAN 2016


China, oil and the Fed: what they mean for EMD Relative in 2016

James Barrineau gives his take on three of the biggest themes likely to influence the asset class in 2016.



24DEC 2015


Markets view: Year in review 2015

These infographics review a financial year in which market sentiment was dominated by central bank policy, China and global growth worries.

17DEC 2015


Schroders Quickview: Fed hikes rates but it's all about the pace

The Federal Reserve signals lift-off for interest rates in the US, but the pace of future rate hikes could be called into question.

17DEC 2015


Schroders Quickview: Has the Fed hike actually made emerging markets more appealing?

Now that the Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised rates, investors may start to view emerging market debt in a new light.

16DEC 2015


We have lift-off, but can the Fed normalise?

As anticipated the Fed raised interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, but the risk lies in the market’s expectations of a “slow and low” rate hiking cycle.

15DEC 2015


Outlook 2016: US Multi-Sector Fixed Income

The market appears confident that Federal Reserve rate hikes will be gradual in 2016, and we believe this could be storing up some shocks for the new year.