The economics of the 'gilets jaunes' protests
Beyond the immediate anti-tax concerns, France's fuel price protests reflect a growing disconnect between urban and rural areas that could prove disastrous for Emmanuel Macron's centrist presidency.
Head of Macro Analysis
Summary: Rome and Brussels have reached an impasse over the Italian budget, with EU Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici threatening Italy with sanctions if it does not bring its spending in line with EU targets. Could another euro area crisis be on the horizon?