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10 Economic Shocks That Will Shape The World In 2017

1. The US economy will accelerate - even before any Trump stimulus.

2. Europe's economic momentum will slow - mainly because of Brexit and political uncertainties.

3. Japanese growth will stabilize at around 1.0%

4. China's growth could slow further.

5. Emerging markets will do better despite recent financial market pressures

6. Commodity prices will continue to rise

7. Inflation will rise across many areas of the world.

8. US interest rates will keep rising - also pulling rates up in some emerging markets.

9. The US dollar will continue to climb higher.

10. The level of uncertainty is growing, but the risks of recession remain low.