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World markets turned volatile on Monday, with fears of a hung parliament in Italy rippling across the globe, as the outcome of its general election remained highly uncertain.
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Hopes of a victory for a pro-reform Italian government helped fuel a stock market rally and support government bonds on Monday in the final stages of voting in the general election.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports global markets are keeping an eye on Italian election results, as Moody's downgrades UK's credit rating from AAA to AA1.
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Forty-five people have been arrested in Spain during disturbances following a demonstration on Saturday by tens of thousands of people against spending cuts and allegations of government corruption.
An independent Scotland will be able to keep the pound, the UK government will argue next month – but only if Scottish ministers accept budget constraints set by London. The Financial Times reports.
Cypriot president-elect Nicos Anastasiades faces weeks of difficult talks with foreign lenders on a financial rescue for the island nation after sweeping to a resounding victory in a run-off election on Sunday.
At the root of Moody's decision to downgrade Britain's credit rating is a crucial economic reality: Britain has begun to trail its peers in Europe - even bailed-out euro zone economies - when it comes to bringing down its budget deficit and making it attractive for foreigners to buy its exports. The New York Times reports.
James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says that inflation is a bigger concern for the U.K. economy than Moody's downgrade to Aa1.
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Antonio Fatas, Professor of European Studies and Economics at INSEAD, outlines what Italy needs to do to fix its economy, regardless of the outcome in the election.
Despite the circus-like nature of the campaign, Italians at polling stations today were in extremely serious moods, with many telling CNBC this is one of the most important elections in the country's history.
Change is in the air as Italy goes to the polls, but that change could also throw up a nasty surprise for the euro zone.
Moody's downgrade is a blow to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, who has stuck to his plan to reduce government spending in the face of slowing economic growth.
The Spanish king's son-in-law appeared before a judge on the island of Mallorca on Saturday to respond to charges of tax fraud in a six-million-euro embezzlement case that has eroded public support for the once-popular royal family.
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