Italy’s problem is Europe’s problem
The Italian political crisis eased last week, but the threat to the eurozone from Italy’s debt mountain is very real
The last fortnight has been a real rollercoaster for the European markets and politics. Only two weeks ago, I wrote about the problems of rising political populism in Italy and Spain as the signals of a broader trend across the block’s member states. Last week, in Spain, the no confidence motion in Mariano Rajoy’s government played as a sideshow to Rome’s drama.
The timeline of events ...