‘Soap opera’ politics buffet Italian banks

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By Bill Thornhill, Tyler Davies
17 May 2018

Italian bank debt was in the firing line this week, after investors became fearful of the country’s political situation for the first time since the election in March.

Just over 50% of the vote on March 4 was won by the anti-establishment parties the Five Star Movement and the Northern League, which have been trying to reach an agreement that would allow them to govern Italy in coalition with one another.

But Huffington Post Italy’s publication ...

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