Global economic slowdown might trigger new financial crisis: Italy’s finance minister

March 27, 2019

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Wednesday he feared the ongoing economic slowdown at a global level could trigger a new financial crisis.

“Everybody fears a financial crisis can translate into a global economic crisis […] My opinion is … that the economic slowdown, especially if it were to worsen, could lead to a global financial crisis,” Tria said at an event in China.

(Writing by Alessia Pe, editing by Silvia Aloisi)

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