Looking back, 2016 certainly has been a roller coaster year for financial markets. Perhaps one could blame the market volatility we experienced this year on the fact that according to the Chinese zodiac, much of 2016 was the Year of the Monkey. With a penchant for mischief, the cheeky primate probably delighted in the market turmoil.
What then can we expect for 2017? Well, the biggest macro event for Asia is what Donald Trump does when he takes over at the Oval office. We have already seen significant market rotations since his victory, with Asian markets selling off. Let us see if these concerns are warranted.
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