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Hugh Hendry: Japan has taken bold steps

Eclectica Asset Management’s Hugh Hendry reckons we could soon be seeing inflation in Japan.

Europe: another crisis in 2017?

Everything is there for European stocks to get going, says Andrew Van Sickle. If only the eurozone crisis could be but to rest.

A hard rain’s not gonna fall after Brexit

John Stepek looks at how Brexit might unfold from here – and how it could affect your investments.

Three roads to Brexit: which one should we take?

Britain is heading out of the EU. But there are many potential exit routes, each with advantages, each with potholes and delays. Matthew Partridge considers the three options.

As the year ends, we say farewell to yet another bank

Italy is spending €20bn on a bailout for Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world’s oldest bank. John Stepek explains what that means for Italy, the eurozone and Britain.

Fear not, Draghi will save us…

The reason markets didn’t panic after Italy’s referendum result was that investors assumed the ECB would step in.

Why 2017 will bring the eurozone crisis to a head

The European Central Bank has tweaked its quantitative easing programme. But whatever it does, says John Stepek, 2017 will be a make or break year for the eurozone.

Will Italy set off the next crisis in the eurozone?

The long-term political and financial consequences of Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi’s referendum defeat and subsequent resignation are difficult to anticipate.

The five forecasts every investor should heed in 2017

After the political upheavals of 2016, a period of profound social and economic change is upon us. John Stepek looks at the big trends investors must be ready for next year.

How will Mario Draghi solve Europe’s latest crisis?

The European Central Bank is meeting to discuss how to continue plastering over the eurozone’s structural problems. John Stepek explains what to expect.

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