Elections have created a lot of hype, says Matthew Lynn. But investors should ignore the hype and focus their attention elsewhere.
Investors have been confronted with a new and alarming possibility in the French presidential election: a run-off between the far left and the far right.
This latest chapter in Greek debt saga should buy Greece time until 2018, but it’s a fudge that won’t resolve the matter.
Markets have taken comfort in the fact that Marine Le Pen probably won’t win the French election. The bad news is that she’s not the only populist in town.
On Sunday 16 April, Turkey will hold a referendum on whether its increasingly authoritarian president should be granted even more power. It’s difficult to see much upside whether the measures pass or not.
Matthew Partridge gets the German view on the UK’s departure form the EU.
If the far-right Marine Le Pen becomes president of France, things could get very bad very quickly. It would be bad for France, for the EU, and for Britain.
With an economy almost eight times the size of Greece’s, Italy is too big to fail and too big to bail out. And it is drowning in debt
Lots of different things affect the way you should invest, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The invocation of Article 50 isn’t one of them.
EU farm subsidies a controversial. But it’s not just Europe that subsidises its agriculture, as Matthew Partridge found out when he spoke to a UK sugar manufacturer.
Have the Dutch halted the march of populism in the West?