Market Insight 2011 Q2 Portugal

Portuguese investors are very suspicious of the looming bailout from the European Union. Some of our interviewees were confident about the fact that Portugal can handle the continuous downgrading from ratings agencies. However, others expressed their concern and that further intervention is unavoidable, despite the several measures taken by the government during the last months. […]

Market Insight 2011 Q1 Italy

Italian investors have regained confidence in the global upturn. Although they are not committing fully to the positive trends, they believe that a strong 2010 will also lead to opportunities in 2011. Following the need for reforms across Europe and stability within each member state of the EU, investors have expressed a sense of urgency […]