Of course, nobody knows what is going to happen in 2017. But some TOPICS, that will play an important role in the upcoming year, are certainly predictable: Trump, monetary policy, and Brexit.
The European Central Bank chief says after a period of higher than expected growth, "some moderation" should be expected. Mario Draghi spoke after ECB policymakers kept eurozone interest rates on hold.
ECB governors have signalled greater confidence in the eurozone economy following a meeting of the central bank's rate-setting council. Policymakers dropped language of boosting the ECB's massive bond-buying program.
The planned US tariffs on steel and aluminum have not gone down well with the United States' trading partners. With trade tensions intensifying, will we also see a currency war to make things even worse?
As expected, the United States Senate has approved the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next head of the American central banking system.
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