After a tumultuous 2016, the share market has had a solid start to the new year prolonging the so-called ‘Trump Rally’ which has seen Australian equities rally more than 10.0% from their intraday lows on 9 November when Trump was elected. With the year now underway and reporting season around the corner, it is pertinent to consider the factors that will influence the share market in the year ahead and provide Wilson Asset Management’s predictions for 2017.