Central Banks

To hike or not to hike – These are the expectations for monetary policy in 2017

Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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After a year that went against all market odds, analysts foresee a diverse picture in 2017 for monetary policy across the globe.

CNBC took a look at how the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan are expected to do and what the main risks are.