07 December 2017 at 13:26 GMT
The divide between old core EU members and the more sceptical and newer members of the bloc will widen to an impassable chasm in 2018 and will shift the centre of gravity from the Franco-German axis to Visegrad-and-friends. The consequences for the euro will be severe.
Saxo Bank's head of macroeconomic research Christopher Dembik explains why this could be an Outrageous Prediction for 2018.
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