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Charlotte Harington
Blog 3 min read

Swinging 60s inflation pattern due a comeback

The years between 1964-75, a time of fiscal expansion and low rates, shows why inflation might come back faster than some think.

Charlotte Harington | 7 October 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

Near-zero rates expected through 2023 amid Fed concern about the economy

Fed offers forward guidance following shift in inflation targeting framework.

Anna Stupnytska | 16 September 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

Fed resets framework for greater flexibility

Rates likely to remain low even if inflation moderately overshoots target.

Anna Stupnytska | 27 August 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 1 min read

Fed in a holding pattern, for now

Trajectory of the recovery remains uncertain despite better employment figures in May.

Anna Stupnytska | 10 June 2020

Andrew McCaffery
Blog 4 min read

Fidelity CIOs: Effects of monetary explosion

The sheer scale of central bank action could store up problems for the future.

Andrew McCaffery + 1 other | 20 May 2020

Raji Menon
Blog 2 min read

Macro briefing: More stimulus expected, but will it be enough?

New figures show that more than 2.9 million workers applied for unemployment benefits, taking the total count to 36.5 million applications in two months.

Raji Menon | 14 May 2020

Wen-Wen Lindroth
Article 3 min read

Fed prolongs expansion for those left behind

Fed funds rate remains unchanged amid strong labour market.

Wen-Wen Lindroth + 1 other | 29 January 2020

Peter Khan
Blog 3 min read

Further Fed easing could create opportunities in credit

As the Fed eases, credit investors should prepare for widening spreads that offer better entry points, increasing their odds of producing excess returns.

Peter Khan | 17 October 2019

Timothy Foster
Blog 3 min read

Fed cuts by another 25 bps, but a cut doesn't cut it anymore

The 25 bps rate cut was widely expected, so markets should be relatively unmoved.

Timothy Foster | 18 September 2019

Tom Ackermans
Blog 1 min read

Fed opens the door to a further reduction as it makes 25 bps 'insurance' cut

After hiking nine times in the past four years, the Fed has reversed course

Tom Ackermans | 31 July 2019

Bill McQuaker
Blog 2 min read

Central banks keep the show on the road, for now

Equity and bond markets don’t agree on what we should expect for the second half of the year. How should investors position in light of these mixed signals?

Bill McQuaker | 26 June 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 2 min read

EM outlook: For China and the Fed, old habits die hard

China and the US Federal Reserve are falling back on old habits, which should provide some desperately-needed comfort to emerging markets.

Ian Samson | 30 April 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 2 min read

EM outlook: Easier conditions, tougher growth

After a challenging end to last year, the start of 2019 has brought some tentative stability to emerging markets. But it is too early to issue the all-clear.

Ian Samson | 8 April 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Article 1 min read

The Fed's message is solidly dovish; for now

The Fed stuck to its solidly dovish message in March, in line with market expectations. However, it risks leaving itself little room for manoeuvre.

Anna Stupnytska | 20 March 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 2 min read

Fed delivers a hawkish surprise, with dovish elements

Fed delivers a hawkish surprise, with dovish elements

Anna Stupnytska | 19 December 2018

Ian Samson
Blog 3 min read

EM Outlook: It’s been a long time coming, but a change is going to come

Risks remain to the downside for emerging markets due to China’s slowing growth and toughening global conditions.

Ian Samson | 28 November 2018

Ian Samson
Blog 3 min read

Emerging Markets outlook: Not out of the woods

Despite better data in June, the Fidelity Leading Indicator remains negative, especially in key EM-sensitive areas like global trade and commodities.

Ian Samson | 19 July 2018

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