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Markets

15AUG 2019

Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

2019

JULY

10JUL 2019

Economics

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.

09JUL 2019

Economics

What is left in the toolkit for central banks in developed markets?

Low interest rates will limit the ability of central banks to cut rates further if the economy turns pear-shaped. We examine the other options available in developed markets.

MAY

02MAY 2019

Economics

Watching and waiting: Fed in neutral

The Fed’s next move is likely to be a rate cut, but not until next year

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.

MARCH

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

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.

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.