European Economics

European Economics

European Economics Update

16 May, 2018

M5S/League proposals highlight risks to Italian bonds

A leaked draft policy document shows that there is still anti-euro sentiment bubbling under the surface in the two parties most likely to form the next Italian government. What’s more, the parties have discussed policies that would cause significant increases in the budget deficit and debt. All this suggests that there is a serious risk of a sustained sell-off in Italy’s bond yields over the coming years.

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