Italy has a new government after Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta of the left-leaning...

|By:, SA News Editor

Italy has a new government after Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta of the left-leaning Democratic Party (PD) forged a coalition agreement with Silvio Berlusconi's right-of-center Freedom party (PDL). The uncertainty had roiled markets at various points since elections in February, so it's worth watching EWI, ITLT and ITLY. The government includes Bank of Italy director general Fabrizio Saccomanni, who is close to ECB Governor Mario Draghi.