Reuters - Video

EDITION: U.S. | U.K. | IN

Business

Europe Week Ahead: Italian election aftermath to dominate

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 03:34

Feb. 22 - A look at next week’s key events dominated by the outcome of the Italian election as well as results from RBS, Lloyds, BASF and testimony from Ben Bernanke.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

This is a look ahead to next week's key political and financial events can be stopped with Italian election. The outcome and aftermath of which will dominate next week -- takes place on Sunday and Monday but right now though it's unclear what the result will be. The consensus view that the center left who doubled with the support for money among -- centrist is still far himself to. -- market is showing no signs of what -- children for a big reaction if both strong government to manages options enrollment Tuesday and Wednesday will be an interesting text. Seems sees Michael -- says deals could well. -- -- -- When you're digging in Europe political uncertainty is who -- of the gang. I think it does not conclusive outcome with respect for the Italian election I think that's going to make bond investors and Italian very very nervous. I think we could see -- push -- -- 5% on the ten in Asia. And it could well present the ECB with a significant problem if the reform program stills and if that happens that's going to be fairly negative -- risk. A stellar lineup -- bullets -- summit next week the European Commission president. -- -- -- commissioners the finance ministers of Germany France and Spain to ECB board members and Peter UK ministers. We'll be drilling ban on the sense of complacency creeping in since the ECB to break up risk off the table the field -- say I'm not -- On Britain's place in the EU and OK tell airlift today when the ECB's -- Ausmus and told us what he's most worried about. The key challenges in the number of countries is the loss of competitiveness. In the last years this relates to a number of countries second we need -- needed to meet you Tom fiscal strategy especially given the rising. Demographic challenges in most Euro area countries and -- we need to clean up and bank balance sheets work is needed. Still plenty of companies reporting in Europe next week on Tuesday we'll be speaking to be here set chief executive cut ball but Cummings. A Reuters poll season I'll find more than 22%. On Friday WPP's -- Soto will be with us to discuss the state of the advertising world and the big -- -- British banks with both RBS and Lloyd's reports and it's a punt set -- -- ones that says negative expectations. Leave room for positive shocks. He's likely to have been. Particularly tough time for the banks especially noise which is pretty much you -- focused. So think -- expectations who recently Yahoo! in my which of course could provide. Some upside surprises. On the -- up front Tuesday BKQ four GDP from South Africa and friends unemployment for -- -- Wednesday is German consumer confidence. From the GFK. On a second meeting a few key fourth quarter GDP. Thursday may get inflation dates aren't final Q4 GDP with Spain. On German unemployment also on Friday manufacturing PMI is for the Euro zone on the UK. The key events in the US next week for European investors as Ben Bernanke's testimony to the senate banking committee. The Fed chairman's what will be closely monitored for clues about the Fed's exit policy. On not. Finally lost until is gearing up for the biggest night of this year on Sunday that -- to fifth Academy Awards we'll see Hollywood's finest descend on the dole be the it's up. Finally guy treats -- Seth MacFarlane will host disseminate on the red hot favorite to pick up Oscars this year are Steven Spielberg's Lincoln and the best picture category. Possibly for best supporting actress and -- is a problem. That's what you need to know for next week I'm -- -- gave this a -- to.

Europe Week Ahead: Italian election aftermath to dominate

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 03:34

Top News »

Investing 201 »

Arian Foster = BlackBerry? Arian Foster = BlackBerry?

Fri, Oct 25, 2013 - (3:16)

Don’t miss these red flags for IPOs Don’t miss these red flags for IPOs

Thu, Oct 10, 2013 - (2:34)

Copycat currency trading Copycat currency trading

Wed, Oct 02, 2013 - (2:28)

When to dump a winner When to dump a winner

Tue, Sep 24, 2013 - (1:55)

Where gold might again attract Jim Rogers Where gold might again attract Jim Rogers

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 - (2:05)

Why savings interest rates won't budge Why savings interest rates won't budge

Fri, Sep 13, 2013 - (2:09)

Buy local? ETFs try the trend Buy local? ETFs try the trend

Thu, Sep 05, 2013 - (2:42)

The better bond funds The better bond funds

Wed, Aug 07, 2013 - (2:40)

Best bargain in 40 years? European stocks Best bargain in 40 years? European stocks

Thu, Aug 01, 2013 - (2:24)

Invest like an activist Invest like an activist

Fri, Jul 26, 2013 - (2:49)

Money Clip »

3 things to do before disaster strikes 3 things to do before disaster strikes

Wed, Sep 18, 2013 - (1:39)

Your must-do money list Your must-do money list

Wed, Sep 11, 2013 - (1:24)

The worst "best" financial advice The worst "best" financial advice

Wed, Sep 04, 2013 - (1:42)

Forget gold: The case for REITs Forget gold: The case for REITs

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 - (1:19)

3 rules for buying a house now 3 rules for buying a house now

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 - (1:39)

“Stalking” your dream home - Money Clip “Stalking” your dream home - Money Clip

Wed, Mar 27, 2013 - (2:50)

3 hidden tax deductions - Money Clip 3 hidden tax deductions - Money Clip

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 - (1:33)

Reuters Investigates »

Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead" Re-homing victim: "I could have been dead"

Wed, Feb 19, 2014 - (8:24)

Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest Cops and loggers in the Amazon rainforest

Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - (4:01)

"Passed around like a dog" "Passed around like a dog"

Thu, Aug 29, 2013 - (6:32)

Adopted, then abandoned online Adopted, then abandoned online

Thu, Aug 29, 2013 - (13:21)

How the DEA keeps its secrets secret How the DEA keeps its secrets secret

Mon, Aug 05, 2013 - (1:36)

How education lost its role as the great equalizer - Reuters Investigates How education lost its role as the great...

Mon, Dec 17, 2012 - (7:52)

Jihad Jane: From abused child to American jihadist - Reuters Investigates Jihad Jane: From abused child to American...

Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - (10:01)

Jihad Jane: The order to kill - Reuters Investigates Jihad Jane: The order to kill - Reuters...

Sun, Dec 09, 2012 - (10:39)

Moving Pictures »

Still missing – MH370 Still missing – MH370

Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - (2:05)

Images of August Images of August

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 - (1:00)

Burning Together Burning Together

Mon, Sep 01, 2014 - (2:23)

Mending dolls, teddies and hearts Mending dolls, teddies and hearts

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 - (3:12)

"Old timers" sail the Chesapeake Bay "Old timers" sail the Chesapeake Bay

Mon, Aug 11, 2014 - (2:27)

Burned memories Burned memories

Fri, Aug 08, 2014 - (3:02)

Images of July Images of July

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 - (1:20)

World Cup: passion on the pitch World Cup: passion on the pitch

Fri, Jul 11, 2014 - (1:00)

A refugee in America gives back A refugee in America gives back

Wed, Jul 02, 2014 - (3:25)

A long search for refuge A long search for refuge

Fri, Jun 20, 2014 - (3:04)