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US rebounds, edging Fed towards a rate rise in September

Schroders' Chief Economist and Strategist, Keith Wade and Fixed Income Fund Manager, Lisa Hornby, discuss the latest US GDP figures and its potential effect on the Federal Reserve's outlook:

Ignore Obama and his call for the UK to remain in the EU

The US President, Barack Obama, has called for the United Kingdom to stay within the European Union. “Having the UK in the European Union gives us much greater confidence about the strength of the transatlantic union.” He said.

The World Is Still Awash With Oil

By Michelle McGrade, Chief Investment Officer at TD Direct Investing



The price of diesel has started to plummet as the cost falls below petrol for the first time in 14 years.

Solar Subsidy Cuts, New Stats and Confidence in Renewables

The news that the Government has announced another round of cuts to renewable sources, this time aimed at solar subsidies, has been met with shock and dismay from green campaigners.

As policymakers are sounding hawkish, bond markets are looking complacent

By Michael Stanes, Investment Director, Heartwood Investment Management

The market's focus appears to be shifting back onto the interest rate cycle, as headline risks surrounding Greece abate.

Puerto Rico vs USA: A Caribbean Greek Tragedy

Although most people in Europe are watching the Greek vs EU game of debt negotiations, a similar game is being played across the Atlantic in the form of Puerto Rico v USA.

China – strong growth, fragile foundations

Schroders' Emerging Markets Economist, Craig Botham, comments on the latest GDP figures from China

Greece to receive pay-as-you-go bailout

Below Azad Zangana, Senior European Economist at Schroders, comments on the Greece bailout agreement.

Will the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ plans prompt a great migration?

Craig Donnelly, Director at Boxes2Move, discusses the Northern Powerhouse and its impact on the housing market as part of their Great Migration: The Beautiful North campaign.

China's crashing market could hurt economic growth

Below Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist at Schroders, comments on the recent fall in the Chinese market.

China’s market has provided perhaps the most exciting ride for investors so far this year.

Here’s one EU directive that might affect your savings

The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has recently announced that the cover provided for depositors and policyholders via the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is to be reduced from £85,000 to £75,000

Greece: Market risk to stay elevated but pragmatism should prevail

By Michael Stanes, Investment Director, Heartwood Investment Management

European equities are trading lower on the surprise outcome of the Greek referendum result on the international bailout conditions set by the European Union