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The new Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced his first raft of policies in his first speech to the Italian parliament yesterday. The speech was strong on anti-austerity rhetoric but short on details of how his new approach would be funded – il…

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In anticipation of tomorrow’s eurozone finance ministers meeting (which will discuss finalising the Cypriot bailout and potentially extending the bailout loans given to Portugal and Ireland) Open Europe has published a new briefing looking at who might…

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Yesterday, the ECB released its first survey on household wealth, which produced some surprising results – not least that Germany (on paper) seems to have one of the lowest levels of median wealth, below that of bailed out countries such as Cyprus an…

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