Keith Wade

  • How markets perform in tightening cycles

    How markets perform in tightening cyclesNEW

    The Schroders Economics team has studied the way markets behave during periods in which the Federal Reserve (Fed) tightens monetary policy, and how they perform following periods of “panic”. Will this time be any different?

  • Schroders Quickview: Headline payroll figure masks healthy US jobs report

    Schroders Quickview: Headline payroll figure masks healthy US jobs report

    Payrolls rose less than expected last month, but January’s US employment report also showed a surprise drop in unemployment and a pick-up in wages.

    • Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist
    • 5 Feb 2016
  • Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - February 2016

    Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - February 2016

    In this month's Viewpoint:
    - Global update: Time to hit the panic button?
    - UK: Sterling slides as political risk comes into focus
    - Emerging markets: China concerns

  • Schroders Quickview: Japan steps up currency war

    Schroders Quickview: Japan steps up currency war

    In a surprise move the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has taken rates into negative territory with a 20 basis point cut to -0.1% for the rate it charges to financial institutions on their current accounts with the central bank.

    • Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist
    • 29 Jan 2016
  • Where next for markets after a turbulent start to 2016?

    Where next for markets after a turbulent start to 2016?

    In the first Schroders Live event of 2016, Bloomberg’s European Markets Editor Mannus Cranny quizzed Keith Wade and Johanna Kyrklund on the most pressing issues facing markets right now. These included matters such as China, the oil price, rate hikes and currency wars.

  • January 2016 Economic Infographic

    January 2016 Economic Infographic

    In the first economic infographic of the year our economists review the events which dominated the economic landscape in 2015 and look ahead at what to expect in 2016.

  • Schroders Quickview: US jobs report brings respite from China “crisis”

    Schroders Quickview: US jobs report brings respite from China “crisis”

    The US labour market continues to show signs of strength. We still expect the Federal Reserve (Fed) to raise rates in March, but will be looking for signs of stability in the Chinese currency as well as continued gains in payrolls.

    • Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist
    • 8 Jan 2016
  • Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - January 2016

    Schroders Economic & Strategy Viewpoint - January 2016

    In this month's Viewpoint:
    - 2015 review: China and oil and the Fed, oh my!
    - Themes for 2016
    - Views at a glance

  • December 2015 Economic Infographic

    December 2015 Economic Infographic

    In the final economic infographic of the year our economists examine global growth in 2015 and the key areas to look out for in 2016.

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

    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.

    • Keith Wade, Chief Economist & Strategist
    • 16 Dec 2015