Italy is recovering from the financial crisis

Domestic solidity is of great importance for Italy; so are political stability and predictability. In times of economic and political uncertainty following Brexit, the latter would come in handy to Great Britain too

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Will house prices go down if Britain leaves the EU?

The big EU questions: With less than three weeks to go before the potentially epoch-making vote on British membership of the EU, the debate so far has been characterised by bias, distortion and exaggeration. So from now until the referendum we are running a series of question and answer features that will explain the most important issues in a detailed, dispassionate way to help inform your decision

The five big economic issues to look out for this week

The opinion polls feed the markets. What is interesting about this, however, is whether the markets will also start to feed the polls. In other words, if the pound weakens further, will this bring more support to the Remain camp?