It's not just Brexit causing uncertainty for investors - upcoming elections in France, The Netherlands and Germany could produce headwinds for markets. What can investors do and should they trust the polls? Stephen Macklow-Smith, is Head of European Equity Strategy and manager of the JPMorgan European Investment Trust, JPMorgan Asset Management, joined Share Radio's Juliette Foster.
Now that the UK has voted to leave the bloc, the remaining 27 states will push hard to ensure their interests are protected in any future negotiations. Yet in planning a future without Britain, Mr Tusk and his colleagues will also have to take a long hard look at the EU's current economic model. Against a backdrop of low growth and high unemployment - especially amongst the young - some analysts believe the EU's long-term survival lies in taking bold economic steps. How radical does it need to be? Doctor Engelbert Stockhammer is Professor of Economics at Kingston University, and he joined Juliette in the studio, along with Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.
Though Italy and it's banking crisis (specifically Monte Dei Paschi) has been the central focus of concerns over the stability of Eurozone financial institutions recently, Portugal is also facing serious issues, as what some are calling an ongoing banking 'crisis' — not quite equal to the one in Italy, but significant nonetheless, dominate people's thinking in the Iberian state. Share Radio's Patrick Jones investigates.
It is predicted that a million people could arrive in the Germany this year seeking refugee status. Human rights groups have applauded Germany's willingness to give shelter to people escaping conflict in their own countries, and it has been suggested the presence of so many people could be vital to the long term growth of the German economy. Alexi Philips reports.
John Sands, Qlik Evangelist and Dr Pablo Calderon Martine, Teaching Fellow in European Studies at King's College London, discuss 'How European Are You?' - a new app using data compiled by Qlik to provide an insight into life across the continent
John Sands, Qlik Evangelist, Dr Pablo Calderon Martine
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