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1) Look at the attached file above. I collected all the relevant information (GDP, inflation, YC, etc.) for Italy. Choose another country and do the same. Try to do your best to get all the necessary data, but I know it is not always possible (for instance, data for real estate: housing starts, vacancy rates, etc. are not always available). 2) Focus on the most recent developments (last year, last quarter when available) for this country and answer the following descriptive questions: What is the new value of GDP growth for the last quarter? Any changes in key rates or in monetary policy? What happened on the interbank market? Any change in inflation forecast? Describe the shape of the Yield Curve. How did it move recently? What happened on the stock markets: any rise in volatility? How did bank credit conditions evolve? Any change in credit spreads/risk? What about the yourcurrency/dollar or yourcurrency/dollar exchange rate? Any significant changes regarding real estate (housing) prices? 3) Generate your forecasts (or use those made available by national or international institutions) for GDP, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, real estate prices. 4) Plan a number of actions that companies in this country could implement based on the data you have collected and your forecasts. 5) Overall, would you say that the situation has improved for businesses in this country in the last quarter/year? Briefly compare developments in this country with those in neighbouring/comparable countries. Excell and Powerpoint of 15 slides max