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Long game

16 November 2018 By Lisa Jucca

Italy’s anti-austerity budget flouts Brussels’ fiscal rules. Declaring Rome in breach and imposing penalties would fuel euro scepticism ahead of key European elections. Better to tone down the rhetoric, and let a slowing economy and hostile markets weaken the executive’s hand.

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