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
SP500 is about 10% YTD and almost 14% en EUR
EURO STOXX is negative YTD.
UK is +14% in local currency and negative in EUR
GERMANY and FRANCE are positive in EUR
NIKKEI is flat on local currency and +7% in EUR
ThomsonReuters Regional Indexes YTD
Latin America changed trend in Equities, mostly because of Brazil
Globally (all included) the index esdid about 5.5%
Peripheral and Emerging Europe are negative YTD
G7 is Â 7%
BRIC is 11%
ThomsonReuters County Indexes YTD
Some countries on my radar for next year are Mexico, UK, Russia and Brazil.