City Index: political uncertainty will dominate in 2017

Central banks will need to remain attentive to the whims of political forces

Winner takes all: politics will be the kingpin in the US, UK and eurozone in 2017


Central banks face a difficult juggling act in 2017, as political pressures intensify and global economic recovery remains fragile, says Kelvin Wong, chief technical strategist for Asia at City Index, which topped FX Week's three-month forecast tables last week.

Wong expects the dollar's strength to be severely tested this year, not least by the elusive nature of the new US administration's policy stance, but also by the all-time-high stock market valuations and

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