The Italian Referendum: What Investors Need To Know

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The Italian Referendum: What Investors Need To Know
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Italy’s December referendum vote could help solve certain structural issues hindering the country’s economic growth. We look at the implications of either a yes or no vote.

We have entered a period where political uncertainty is on the rise and election results can be surprising. The Brexit vote in the U.K. and the election of Donald Trump are just the most obvious examples. Europe is bracing for a spate of important political events, including Brexit negotiations and major elections in Austria, France and Germany. The first such event takes place December 4, when Italy votes on a referendum intended to stabilize the government and reduce political gridlock.