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Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election backfired, resulting in a hung parliament.
It’s an outcome bound to reshape Brexit negotiations going forward. Get to grips with what it might mean for the markets, as well as how to take advantage with IG.
The timeline for Brexit, and what form it will take when it arrives, will be pivotal to the performance of the pound and UK stocks this year.
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2016 saw Eurosceptic parties growing in strength, making elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands and more pivotal for the future of an increasingly divided European Union.
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How far President Trump gets with his election promises – and how that affects his relationship with Russia, China and the European Union – is sure to be a major talking point in 2017.
Read our predictions for Trump’s first 100 days and what they could bring for the markets.
China’s deteriorating relationship with the US, or renewed fears over its faltering economic growth, may well dominate the headlines this year.
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