The Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday (31 January) and said inflation was likely to rise this year, bolstering market expectations borrowing costs will continue to climb in 2018.
Improved employment figures, increased household spending and capital investment are driving expectations at the central bank for the economy to expand at a moderate pace and the labour market to remain...
Retail companies could exceed expectations
Debt has become the opioid crisis of the global economy.
Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.