Economic views

  • Schroders Quickview: UK growth slows, but remains robust

    Schroders Quickview: UK growth slows, but remains robustNEW

    The initial estimate for GDP growth shows a slowdown to 0.7% for the third quarter of the year, compared to 0.9% in the second quarter. However, 0.7% quarterly growth is only slightly below average growth since the start of 2013, and remains indicative of a robust economy.

  • Schroders Quickview: China focuses on quality as growth slows

    Schroders Quickview: China focuses on quality as growth slows

    Chinese GDP expanded 7.3% year on year in the third quarter, in line with our forecast but slower than the second quarter reading of 7.5%.

  • Schroders Global Market Perspective - Q4 2014

    Schroders Global Market Perspective - Q4 2014

    Economic and asset allocation views covering Q4 2014

  • Schroders Live: Growing pains for the global economy?

    Schroders Live: Growing pains for the global economy?

    Register now for Schroders Live, our quarterly, interactive and live debate, where we discuss the latest macroeconomic issues while also giving you the chance to pose questions to our panellists.

  • Schroders Quickview: Fed begins to worry about the rest of the world

    Schroders Quickview: Fed begins to worry about the rest of the world

    The minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee meeting took a more dovish turn than markets had expected with the committee citing weakness in the rest of the world and the strength of the US dollar as a concern.

    • Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist
    • 9 Oct 2014
  • Schroders Quickview: Draghi disappoints

    Schroders Quickview: Draghi disappoints

    European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi confirmed that the ECB will buy covered bonds from mid-October and asset backed securities (ABS) from the fourth quarter of this year.

  • Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - September 2014

    Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - September 2014

    In this month's Viewpoint:
    USD breakout: causes and consequences
    UK: Back to business
    Brazil: Up the Amazon without a paddle
    Views at a glance

  • Schroders Quickview: Scotland rejects independence

    Schroders Quickview: Scotland rejects independence

    After months of intense campaigning, great uncertainty and volatility in markets, Scotland has voted not to leave the United Kingdom.

  • Schroders Quickview: One week to decide the future of the union

    Schroders Quickview: One week to decide the future of the union

    On the 18th of September Scotland will decide whether it wants a divorce from its political union with the rest of the UK, and concern is growing about the possible outcome.

  • Schroders Quickview: ECB adds stimulus, but markets want more

    Schroders Quickview: ECB adds stimulus, but markets want more

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates further in an attempt to boost domestic demand and reduce the risk of deflation in the euro area.