Luigi Di Maio, Italy’s deputy prime minister, speaking to members of the media following a cabinet meeting at Chigi palace in Rome, Italy. (Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg)

Europe Plays With Fire on Italy Contagion

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Italy’s populist rulers may have been hoping for some market contagion fear to help them win their budget standoff with Brussels, but so far it’s been a dog that didn’t bark....