Monetary tools available
Emiel van den Heiligenberg, head of asset allocation at LGIM, takes a closer look at the remaining options for global central banks.
Remained unchanged between January and February
Need to prevent another 'taper tantrum'
No change from previous month
Refused to confirm next rate move will be upward
Outlook more 'uncertain' in January meeting
Third consecutive month of increases
Move to boost inflation
Up from 0.1% in November
Chinese trading suspended twice this week
Entering a new paradigm
Largely unchanged over year
Bigger risk than bond liquidity
Despite a slowdown in growth to 0.5% in the third quarter, the UK economy continues to perform well.
CPI at -0.1% again
Breakeven inflation rates are in many cases trading at levels not seen since before the financial crisis.
McCafferty remains only member to vote for a hike
Tokio Marine Asset Management analyses the structural reasons as to why corporate governance matters so much for Japanese corporates and looks beyond booming dividends and share buybacks for new investment ideas.
Voted for a raise since August
Fell back into deflationary territory in September
Pimco's real-return manager, Bransby Whitton, takes a closer look at the advantages of holding commodities in portfolios despite the asset class's recent slump.
Dampens case for UK rate rise