The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise its benchmark interest rate and may also provide details on its plans to shrink $4.5 trillion of assets it amassed to nurse the economic recovery. Economists polled by Reuters overwhelmingly see the Fed raising its benchmark rate to a target range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent.
Here is some data to carry forward to 2017 with just a few trading hours left this year, The UK Referendum and the US Elections were two events that created Â short term spikes in volatility. However, the real impact will be measure in years. GOLD in various currencies (1980 to Nov-end 2016) WORLD Indexes YTD