Financial markets around the world were put to the test by a series of momentous events in 2016.
Read our coverage of every incident here.
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The year kicked off with mounting anxiety over the state of China’s economy, which caused chaos around global markets.
How were these events felt by world markets, and will China’s economy return to the headlines?
A long campaign, surprise result and months of fallout meant the UK’s referendum on its EU membership dominated the headlines – and the markets – in 2016.
What might Brexit might mean for the markets going forward?
The US voted for Donald Trump as their new president in November. A bitterly fought contest, the journey to Trump’s victory brought volatility at every turn.
So what was the market impact of the US election, and what might Trump’s presidency hold?
In December, the Italian public voted on constitutional reforms – with major ramifications for the economic and political stability of Italy and the EU.
What will Italy’s ‘No’ vote mean for the EU in the long term?