Tag Archives: Elections

UK general election — beyond the numbers – FT

How will the Tories govern? What direction now for Labour? How will history judge Nick Clegg? UK news editor Michael Stott looks at the consequences of the election results with political columnist Janan Ganesh and professor of politics Tim Bale. … Continue reading

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Weekly Eurozone Watch – Back on the Radar

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 16 bps lower; France 4 bps wider to the Bund; Belgium 2 bps wider; Ireland 21 bps wider; Italy 50 bps wider; Spain 11 bps wider; Portugal 26 bp wider; Greece 13 bps wider; … Continue reading

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Bersani wants change for parliament and Italy

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Stratfor: Italian Elections Rekindle Eurozone Crisis

Excellent analysis. Stratfor’s Europe analyst Adriano Bosoni discusses the fractious results of the Italian elections and how they pose political and economic challenges for the European Union. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Quote of the Day: Euro VOLcano Erupts Again

This election is close to being the worst-case scenario for the markets. If there is one wild card in the European pack willing to do anything, it is Silvio Berlusconi, and he is sitting on the biggest barrel of gunpowder … Continue reading

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Italy’s Election Results

Protest voting in Italy has created a new political landscape and pushed the country towards deadlock. With more than 90 percent of the votes counted in the country’s parliamentary elections (at 22:00 CET on February 25), the centre-left led by … Continue reading

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Italy’s own Mr. Normal? A look at Luigi Bersani – France 24

Some more background on one of the candidates in  tomorrow’s HUGE Italian elections. (click here if video is not observable)

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Outcome far from certain as Italy prepares to vote

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Berlusconi’s incredible comeback – Economist

As Italy heads into an tightly-fought election battle between three very different candidates, we ask who stands a chance of winning and what Italy will need from its next leader – EconomistMagazine (click here if video is not observable)

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Berlusconi and Grillo gain momentum

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