While the outlook for the global economy is positive in 2016 the expectation is that bond markets will remain challenging.
A moderately more hawkish Federal Reserve—which on Wednesday opened the door wider for a December rate hike—will perhaps stall a recovery in emerging market currencies, but the global search for yield will likely keep dollar denominated emerging market debt from retreating in price substantially.
Economic uncertainty has prevented central banks in the developed world from raising interest rates for nearly a decade, so when will rates start to climb and will I be dead before they match GDP growth rates (“neutralise”) again?
As the yuan, or renminbi (RMB), recently passed the Japanese yen to become the world’s fourth most-used payment currency, it’s worth taking stock of how far the RMB has come, its future growth path and what this means for investors.
At the recent Schroders Investment Conference in Budapest, a panel of Schroders’ fund managers discussed the intended and unintended consequences of quantitative easing. The panel was chaired by the Executive Editor of The Economist, Daniel Franklin.
Currency wars have become a regular feature in headlines, but what exactly is a currency war, and how will it affect you as an investor? Alan Cauberghs, Senior Investment Director, Fixed Income, explains what investors should and should not worry about.
At the recent Schroders Webconference hosted by Craig Botham, Emerging Market Economist, three emerging market investors with different perspectives discussed the outlook for the region.
Worse than expected US jobs numbers have pushed out expectations for the first Federal Reserve rate rise.
The latest Schroders Live event, hosted by FT Associate Editor Wolfgang Munchau, saw Rory Bateman, Johanna Kyrklund, Gareth Isaac and Matthew Dobbs discuss the recent economic shock in China and the impact of slower growth on the global economy.
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