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Best of Breakingviews 2016: Our readers' top picks
December 30, 2016 / 4:35 PM / a year ago

Best of Breakingviews 2016: Our readers' top picks

(Reuters Breakingviews) - Reuters Breakingviews readers demonstrated a globally varied and voracious appetite for insight in 2016. The most-clicked stories on ranged from the rise of President-elect Donald Trump and Brexit Britain, to stresses in Singapore’s governance model, fears over negative rates and a messy ethical dilemma for Harvard Business School’s dean in India. If you missed these and other popular pieces over the past year, please give them a read as the New Year approaches.

Fireworks from team United Arab Emirates light up the sky during the last day of the first World Pyro Olympics in Manila December 30, 2005. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

The most read articles on in 2016 were:

Singapore stresses under a wealth of worries

Hadas: Britain picks the wrong time to play games

Chancellor: Negative rates, negative implications

Cox: Apple and Tesla really need each other now

Saudi U.S. selloff threat not to be trifled with

Europe's bite at Apple could leave bad aftertaste

Bayer upstaged by its unloved plastics spinoff

Harvard's business dean faces own ethical dilemma

Review: Big Data's all-too-human failings

Hillary Clinton's 1 pct dilemma gets more awkward

Multimedia features also proved popular with Breakingviews’ customers. Our new podcast, the Viewsroom, scored two spots on our list of top 10 pages this year. An extensive e-book on Trump’s America was a hit too - though even more of you preferred to imagine your own White House dream team with our interactive graphic.

Here are the multimedia views that featured on a list of the top 10 pages:

Viewsroom: One hundred days of Brexit

Viewsroom: Apple's driving ambition

Pick your fantasy White House economic team

Trump's four phases will guide next four years 



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