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Economics Europe

Italy’s banking dilemma: Improving, but still needing help

Italy’s banking industry has gone through a recent rough period. But with an infusion of new funds and a call for much needed reforms, there may be a chance that there will be improvement.

Europe Politics

Anti-Euro undercurrents in Italy are spelling trouble

Political risk is intensifying in the Eurozone, specifically in France and Italy. Italy is emerging as a potential auxiliary source of risk.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

US hikes rates. South Korea holds security talks. Concerns grows over Sudan. The European Council meets. Putin and Abe discuss deal. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Politics

Why Italy’s referendum carries risks for the entire EU

Attention is turning to Italy constitutional referendum, where Renzi has said he will resign if he loses the vote. Many fear that the prevailing anti-establishment mood will defeat the government.

Economics Europe

2017 will see more EU division over Russia sanctions

Russia’s counter-sanctions are hurting various European economies while major investment projects in Russia are being blocked by EU sanctions. This situation has led to enhanced tensions within the EU, thus increasing the risk of disunity regarding its policy towards Moscow.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Clinton and Trump face off. Argentina presents inflation targets. Italy releases budget. Congress faces government shutdown. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics Europe

Italy’s banking problem: a bigger dilemma than Brexit

Current concerns over the solvency of Italy’s debt are raising concerns over the country’s economic and financial stability.

Europe Security

Italy’s defence outlook for 2016

Italian defence spending will continue to stagnate in the near-term, prompting important questions surrounding ongoing procurement programmes.

Europe Power Brokers

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s reformist Prime Minister

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Matteo Renzi of Italy. Since 2014, PM Matteo Renzi has brought new energy to Italian politics and has made it his mission to

Europe Security

Terrorism in Europe has actually decreased

Events in Brussels and Paris have not cost Europe its innocence. Indeed more people died from terrorism in Europe between 1970-1986 than from 2000-2016. After the attacks in Brussels and