Two of Italy’s wealthiest regions are poised to hold a referendum on greater autonomy Sunday, marking the latest bids by European regions to wrestle more power away from the establishment.Lombardy and Veneto, two northern regions home to about a quarter of Italy’s population, are pushing for more control over their finances and administrations.Milan and Venice, the respective capitals of Lombardy and Veneto, have both campaigned for total independence from Rome in the past.
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Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary.
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