Sterling slides as Carney casts doubt over May rate rise
Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney has signalled that an interest rate rise in May could be pushed back, contrary to market expectations.
Devil is in the dots: Widely-predicted Fed hike unsettles investors
The Federal Reserve’s dot plot unsettled markets as Jerome Powell delivered a widely expected rate hike in his first meeting since succeeding Janet Yellen as chair of the central bank.
Aberdeen Standard unveils short duration credit fund
Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched a global short duration corporate bond fund to counter the effect of rising interest rates on fixed income portfolios.
Rate rise: One-and-done or the start of tightening?
The market has put the odds of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raising rates so low that the bigger surprise will come if it suddenly decides not to hike.