European voters ‘don’t trust left wing with the recovery’

Leading Wall Street political risk strategist says austerity governments are seeing a reversal in electoral fortunes

18th October, 2015
Tina Fordham, chief global political risk analyst with Citigroup Picture: Feargal Ward

A leading Wall Street political risk strategist has said that European voters are showing signs that they do not trust left-wing or non-mainstream parties to manage economic recovery.

Tina Fordham, who is chief global political risk analyst with Citigroup, said that despite popular opposition to austerity policies, many governments who have imposed them are seeing a reversal in their electoral fortunes.

“The coalition in Portugal has been re-elected, and that’s after having done really harsh...

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