European Elections and Economic Analysis by Loomis, Sayles & Company


  • Despite solid economic growth in the euro area in 2016 and early 2017, contentious populist candidates are building followings in many countries.
  • Game-changing elections for the euro area are taking place in France, Germany, and Italy in 2017.
  • Anti-globalization, anti-eurozone, and anti-immigration are among the top issues Europe‚Äôs populist parties are running their campaigns on.


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