Tag: lockdown exit strategies

ITALY: A “relaunch” to nowhere

The government approved yesterday a new economic aid package – worth EUR 55bn – aimed at helping families and businesses damaged by the Covid-19 outbreak. Originally optimistically entitled “The April Decree” and now rebaptized “The Relaunch Decree”, the document contains 256 articles and is 464 pages long.… Read the rest

EUROPE: The politics of exit strategies

This piece provides an updated overview of the lockdown exit strategies currently being implemented by selected European governments, and the surrounding politics. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail.Read the rest



Questions about compliance with the OPEC+ agreement remain pertinent. The Bank of Japan is signaling a new era of monetary policy. The European Central Bank will convene this week. South Africa will start lowering its Covid-19 alert level. … Read the rest


EUROPE: From second phase to second wave?

● There might not (yet) be a race for the quickest lockdown exit, but governments are focused on the question of easing restrictions (we are keeping track of the politics of exit strategies in our weekly update).… Read the rest