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Two Weeks And Counting For Angela Merkel

Coalition gives her two weeks to find European deal… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/18/me… Advertisements

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Italy’s New Government: Who’s Who?

After weeks of negotiation the Italian Government is ready to get to work. But who are the key players? … READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/06/it…

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Who is Spain’s new prime minister?

► Read – Spanish parliament votes to replace Rajoy with Sánchez as PM https://on.ft.com/2JbWrCt

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New Italian government readies for power

Italy’s new government is set to be sworn in on Friday (June 1). Alongside Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Matteo Salvini, leader of The League, will serve as Interior Minister; Luigi Di Maio, leader of Five-Star, will be MInister of Industry … Continue reading

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Europe Has A Big Problem

Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella,  named Carlo Cottarelli, prime minister as the attempt to form a left-right populist coalition government fell apart after Mattarella’s veto of Eurosceptic economist, Paolo Savona as finance minister.    An extraordinary development almost tantamount to the Queen … Continue reading

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Swan Watch: Italy’s New Prime Minister Faces Challenges

The macro swans continue to gather. Giuseppe Conte says he will be the defender of the people but faces a tough political task at home and hard negotiations with Europe ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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Political unknown as Italy’s new Prime Minister?

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and the far-right League have proposed Giuseppe Conte as the country’s new prime minister.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/05/21/po…

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Italy’s North-South Economic Divide – France24

Italy 10-year closed at 1.88 percent today,  6.7 bps wider versus the 10-year bund for the week, but still 14 bps tighter year-to-date. The Italian 10-year government bond is 112 bps through the U.S. 10-year note yield, and the country … Continue reading

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The Mother Of All Political Risk

This would definitely destabilize the “American Street.” This is RUMINT, but pretty credible RUMINT: Trump preparing to fire Sessions, name Pruitt Acting AG (which he can be since he already holds a Senate confirmed position), and Pruitt fires Mueller. And … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: Italy’s Impossible Trinity

"Italy lives through a euro-zone impossible trinity: you cannot be in the euro, honour your public debt, and have a broadly stagnant economy." @terzibus quoting @FrancescoPapad1 on #ItalianElections & economy #ElezioniPolitiche2018 #elezioni2018 >> https://t.co/t7NzHE3Gyp pic.twitter.com/3oUAMydS8D — Bruegel (@Bruegel_org) March 4, … Continue reading

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