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Italian Political Uncertainty Dominates European Prices

Italian Political Uncertainty Dominates European Prices

Italian political uncertainty continues to dominate European domestic asset prices. Since yesterday, Italian bond yields have ballooned on reports of a draft government program, penned by the proposed populist coalition, the introduction of procedures within the eurozone to allow countries to quit the euro.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 23

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 23

U.S. Treasuries begin the week on the back foot, crude oil prices have eased, and monetary policy adjustments for the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan. Here’s what you need to know this Monday.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 16

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, April 16

Despite geopolitical and Middle East risks the FX market remains somewhat subdued. Nevertheless, with the U.S. pushing its twin deficits up while also increasing interest rates, dollar bears continue to look for selling opportunities.