Market Extra: The U.K. won’t Brexit — and a bank’s 9 other ‘outrageous’ 2017 predictions

How does a 100% rally in Italian banks sound? Or bitcoin tripling in value? Or maybe even the U.K. bailing on Brexit?

Sound outrageous? Well, while most analysts keep their crystal-balling for next year in tight ranges, Saxo Bank has 10 unlikely events that could rattle investors in 2017.

Of course, they aren’t Saxo Bank’s main calls for 2017.

The Copenhagen-based bank has made a tradition out of publishing outlandish outlooks each year. Chief economist Steen Jakobsen points out that this season’s prediction reflect how the past year has exceeded what most people imagined.

“After a year in which reality has managed to surpass even seemingly unlikely calls — with the Brexit surprise and the U.S.

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