Markets haven’t panicked as they did with Brexit and Trump, but Italy faces serious economic issues in the near future.
This was a vote against the prime minister – not a show of support for his rivals.
To understand whether the referendum will plunge Italy into a crisis, we need to unpack the problem in its three essential components: the reform; the Renzi’s factor; and the country’s economy.
US GDP data points to a US rate rise in December, and Australia’s housing affordability problem won’t be helped by current declining building approvals.
The outcome of Italy’s referendum on constitutional reform could have significant consequences for financial markets and the future of the EU.
A populist movement led by a comedian has come from nowhere to make life very difficult for the establishment.
The PM came to power as the anti-establishment candidate. Now he could be the next victim of populist ire.
What should have been a debate about constitutional reform has turned into a battle for the premiership, thanks to a schoolboy error by the incumbent.