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Alex Dryden, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses why the ECB is the central bank to watch in 2017.
Bank of Japan board members rejected the notion that the central bank will raise its 10-year government bond yield target in the future.
Australia's central bank saw growing risks in the nation's hot housing market.
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker also tells CNBC that getting a 2017 rate hike out of the way in March just "made sense."
Inflation has a lot of room to rise without creating worries about an overheated economy, the Fed's Neel Kashkari tells CNBC.
The Fed has been expanding its balance sheet – big time – by buying a huge amount of assets in exchange for cash to reassure equity and bond traders.
At the China Development Forum in Beijing, Societe Generale Chairman Lorenzo Bini Smaghi discussed the ECB's plan for rates and QE.
The possibility of Janet Yellen's exit could lead the Fed to pull the trigger on downsizing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, Goldman says.
CNBC's Seema Mody looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.
"You can accuse Europeans of being many things – except fast," quips Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria adds that despite needing to clear the looming hurdle of Brexit, the European Union's older issues still persist.
Kashkari said in a statement the Fed should wait on raising rates until it publishes a detailed plan for how and when it will reduce its $4.5 trillion balance sheet.
The European banking sector has seen enough worries in the last few years but analysts say it is still a tough road ahead.
Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank says a reduction in the Fed's balance sheet will affect market liquidity more significantly.
The upshot: Investors may be underestimating how quickly the Fed will move in the future.
Anthony Doyle, head of fixed income investment specialists at M&G Investments, adds that if 2017's European elections retain the status quo, "sterling (may) threaten parity with the euro."
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