Small portfolio tweaks, emerging markets and money market funds are options — but prospects for big profits are rare.
Though last year’s contribution — made from revenue on its portfolio of bond holdings — declined from 2016, it was well above the average in years before the financial crisis.
With the central banks of the United States and Britain raising rates, the European Central Bank turns its attention to the year ahead and how fast it should roll back stimulus.
The interest rate increase comes at a delicate time for the British economy, as the central bank tries to strike a balance between moderate growth and rising inflation.
Such a move would cheer the U.S. territory’s residents but could send a chill through Wall Street, where investors have fought to get paid back.
Low-wage workers and other groups largely left out early in the recovery did better from 2013 to 2016, a study shows, but the richest gained the most.