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The Guide: Outlook for 2017

  • Comprehend the impact of geopolitical events on investment markets
  • Gain an understanding of how technology can benefit investment businesses in 2017
  • Grasp the potential implications of Brexit on market regulation
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The Guide: Outlook for 2017

Introduction

In 2016 the second half of the year was dominated by unexpected political events, such as Brexit and the US election. With many European countries going to the polls in 2017 and Donald Trump officially taking the reins of the US on January 20, what will this year hold for investors? 

In this special report

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Please answer the six multiple choice questions below in order to bank your CPD. Multiple attempts are available until all questions are correctly answered.

  1. According to James Butterfill's article, 2016 would be remembered for its political turbulence. Which of these year's did he NOT compare it with?

  2. Recent US regulations regarding foreign banks needing to establish IHCs could see a similar scheme introduced in the UK/Europe post-Brexit. But what does IHC stand for?

  3. Domestic growth in emerging markets is predicted to continue to be strong in 2017. But which two countries are predicted to stand out with growth rates of 8% and 5%, according to Rob Morgan's article?

  4. As technological innovations continue in the investment market, what percentage of wealth managers claimed to recognise the potential positive impact of digital tools on clients’ interactions, according to the Capgemini World Wealth Report 2016?

  5. One metric for analysing inequality measures the ratio between the top 10 per cent of earners versus the bottom 40 per cent. But what is it called?

  6. Mexico is currently the US's third largest trading partner. In 2015 US imports from Mexico totalled $295bn, but which of these was NOT one of the top import categories?

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  • Comprehend the impact of geopolitical events on investment markets
  • Gain an understanding of how technology can benefit investment businesses in 2017
  • Grasp the potential implications of Brexit on market regulation

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