The global economy in pictures for the year 2018

Schroders
Simon Doyle
Simon Doyle
Schroders Head of Fixed Income and Multi-Asset
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In this infographic we review the economic events of 2018 including trade wars and Brexit, and discuss our forecasts for 2019.


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Established in 1961, Schroders in Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-listed Schroders plc. Based in Sydney, the business manages assets for institutional and wholesale clients across Australian equities, fixed income and multi-asset and global equities.

Schroders believes in the potential to gain a competitive advantage from in-house global research; that rigorous research will translate into superior investment performance. We believe that internal analysis of investment securities and markets is paramount when identifying attractive investment opportunities. Proprietary research provides a key foundation of our investment process and our world-wide network of analysts is one of the most comprehensive research resources dedicated to funds management.

Areas of expertise:
Australia equities
Fixed income
Multi-asset
Global equities

Why Schroders?

With a global network of researchers, we focus on serving our clients and targeting one result - superior investment performance.

Inherent in our approach to investment management is:
A structured, disciplined and repeatable investment process
A clearly defined investment style
A team approach to investment management

A global asset manager

We have responsibility for A$803.1 billion of assets* on behalf of institutional and retail investors, from around the world. Their assets are invested across equities, fixed income and alternatives.

We employ over 4700 people worldwide who operate from 41 offices in 30 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

We are close to the markets in which we invest and our clients.

Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years. Long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

*Source: All data as at 30 June 2018