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A research fellow at the University of London, an associate at the London School of Economics and an active member of Chatham House, Rosa believes the Italian political environment could have profound implications for financial markets over the coming months.
The majority of Italians believe the euro has not delivered economically for the country. The yield differential widened between Italian and German bonds at both the long and short end of the yield curve ; equity prices fell especially bank shares, the best proxy for the country risk and there was an increase in insurance premia against a sovereign default as registered by credit-default swaps.
Some of these tensions and their impact on financial markets have receded since a new government was formed at the beginning of June, but we believe this is just a temporary relief.
Safety Risk Analysis on a Natural Gas Compression Plant in Italy. In recent weeks the threat of a populist win has receded, but Italy remains significantly exposed to the risk of a hung parliament with a centrist coalition government headed by the PD likely to struggle to cobble together a majority. Latest Italy articles on risk management, derivatives and complex finance.
So, Italians feel vindicated by those figures when they say that they were better off before the introduction of the euro. They seem to regret the fact that the loss of monetary sovereignty means it is impossible to resort to periodic currency devaluations as a way of re-gaining competitiveness lost because of the many inefficiencies of the Italian system.
These include labour market rigidities, low public and private investment in research and development, unbearable levels of tax evasion and avoidance, intolerable levels of public and private corruption, dysfunctional and costly public administration and legal system.
When confronted with the choice of remaining in or leaving the single currency which could happen via a general election in which the central debate is exactly thatItalians might initially decide to stay, fearing the costs of a solitary exit, which they could start to experience even before the vote — as a few people would probably start to withdraw money from their bank accounts, as the Greeks did between and However, over time Italians might be tempted to leave the Eurozone, feeling that they have what it takes to stand successfully on the global economic stage, including a still-large industrial sector that could export worldwide.
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