Italy has come up with a number of ideas concerning the country's economic future. Among other things, they're asking for debt forgiveness. ING Diba Chief Economist Carsten Brzeski tells DW what he thinks about it.
With a euroskeptic government coalition likely to take over the reins in Italy, fears are mounting that the problems in the eurozone's third-largest economy will only get worse. Financial markets are already jittery.
Markets have not shown any signs of panic after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a solid defeat on constitutional reform. Even the euro tanked only temporarily.
It's been dismissed as a protest vote. But with Italian voters likely to reject a reform package in a plebiscite, fears are growing that it could signal the beginning of the end of the euro.
ECB governors have signalled greater confidence in the eurozone economy following a meeting of the central bank's rate-setting council. Policymakers dropped language of boosting the ECB's massive bond-buying program.
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