NEWS Focus

If the markets had not ended with a rally the day before the vote, people would most likely have been better prepared.

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NEWS Focus

Italian banks face increasing market turbulence amid investors' concerns about their creditworthiness. S&P Global Ratings does not expect recent events to affect its ratings on Italian banks

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UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU). Following the result and the ensuing uncertainty, we can expect heightened volatility in the markets.

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Political fragmentation is testing Europe. The protest parties are galvanised by Brexit and demanding a similar vote elsewhere. While they poll strongly, whether they have enough support remains to be seen. Politics introduces a downside skew to growth.

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How do you quantify the value of cultural integration? It seems rather anachronistic, but young people in the UK seem to appreciate far better than their elders the value of this – which is why they are overwhelmingly in favour of “Remain”

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