‘Europe in suspense over Italy’s electoral outcome’

Published on 25 February 2013 at 09:58


The EU and the markets are worried because of the uncertainty surrounding who will lead Italy after the Sunday and Monday election, ahead of a new public debt auctions in the country on February 27.
A centre-left pact with outgoing “technician” Prime Minister Mario Monti may provide “calm”, notes the daily, but traditional parties fear abstention and a massive mobilisation for the outsider candidate Beppe Grillo.

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