'The way for yields is to go up in 2017'

The year 2016 was a turbulent year for investors in bonds. There was a negative yield in the first part of 2016 followed by the "Trump effect" on yields in the second part of the year. CNBC invited Mary Pieterse-Bloem, global head of fixed income strategy at ABN AMBRO and teacher of Finance at Erasmus School of Economics, to predict the effects on yields in 2017.

'Things are going in the right direction, we see further fiscal stimulus, we see the economy moving up and rates driving higher'.  According to Pieterse-Bloem.

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Click here for the full episode of CNBC 20 december 2016.