Monti’s Austerity Pushes Italians Toward Parliamentary Upheaval

Monti’s Austerity Pushes Italians Toward Parliamentary Upheaval

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A pedestrian holds his goods in shopping bags as he stands at street market stall in Turin, Italy. Italy's prime minister Mario Monti’s focus on austerity and liberalizations “annoyed a lot of people,” said Nicola Marinelli, who oversees $180 million at Glendevon King Asset Management in London.