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Global Governments, Corporate Bonds & Property
Across the main asset classes including equities, bonds, commodities, currencies and property, which will be the best performer in 2017?
Will 10 year US treasuries achieve a 3% yield on any days’ close during 1H2017?
Will long maturity UK gilt yields rise this year?
Will French 10 year government bonds move sharply higher in the lead up to the 2nd round of the Presidential elections?
Will investors look to hold German bunds as an insurance policy against a break-up of the euro irrespective of yield returns?
Will the Bank of Japan succeed in holding down 10 year Japanese govt bonds (JGBs) at or close to zero percent in 2017?
Will corporate bond spreads significantly widen in 2017?
Will UK residential property record a national rise of at least 7.5% in 2017?
Will the Dow Jones Industrial Average end the year higher than its 2017 open?
Will the FTSE 100 see a market close at or above 7,600 in 2017?
What is the likelihood of a major price correction across global equity indices this year?
Will US equities outperform emerging market equities in 2017?
Will Japan’s equity markets outperform the rest of the world?
Will European equities climb a political ‘wall of worry’ and perform in 2017?
Will U.S. financials outperform gold miners in 2017?
Will the US stock market fear index (VIX) spike at some point in 1H2017?
FX, Commodities & Catastrophe
Is the US dollar already settled into a multi year secular bull market?
Will sterling experience a surprise surge against the euro before June 30 2017?
Will the Australian dollar weaken vs the US dollar during 2017?
Is the oil price positioned to recover and move substantially higher?
Will copper stage a major price rally at some point during 2017?
Will this year see a major bull run develop in the agricultural commodity index?
Will 2017 see key market reversals and extreme moves with catastrophic consequences?
Precious Metals & Emerging Markets
Will the price action of gold serve to confirm that a new bull market is underway?
Within the precious metals group principally comprising gold, silver, platinum and palladium, which one will achieve the highest percentage return for 2017?
Can both Chinese equities and the renminbi avoid big falls in value this year?
Will the leading Brazilian equity index end the year higher than its 2017 market open?
Will capital controls be introduced by emerging markets made vulnerable by bond and equity market activity?
Will the Nifty Fifty, one of India’s leading equity indices, close at or above 9,250 at least once in 2017?