Investors bristle as Italy injects political risk back into 2018 equation

At the outset of 2017, fears of a wave of populism sweeping across Europe permeated investor sentiment, coloring what was an otherwise confident mood amid an unexpectedly resilient synchronized global economic recovery. Elections saw outsider, Euroskeptic parties make inroads, and the year ended with lingering uncertainty, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s beleaguered party struggled to […]