In March 2018, Italy elected the first populist government in Western Europe. As disagreements sparked between the president and the new government coalition, the government collapsed before it even had the chance to begin. Now, a lot of uncertainty surrounds Italy and the future of its leadership. Not only this, but it has brewed up plenty of apprehension within Italian and global markets. This has left investors in a nervous state. In this eBook, we will discuss the causes of the breakdown. We will also explore how the markets have responded to the political turbulence.