The outlook for 2019 is far from stable – increased uncertainty over monetary policy, escalating fears over Brexit, China's slowing economy, and volatile crude oil prices are all set to cause ripples in the financial markets.

Watch this month's video to hear MUFG market analysts Derek Halpenny, Lee Hardman, Ehsan Khoman and Cliff Tan discuss the key factors affecting these areas.

Key themes for 2019

  • The Fed versus the ECB. USD cyclical support set to fade - 00:35
  • Brexit uncertainty is set to come to a head - 04:07
  • China – It may no longer be possible to engineer a soft landing - 07:19
  • Tug of war between OPEC+ and shale: the crude math of geopolitical risks - 09:59

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