69% of Italians believe that the country’s economic situation will be worse at the end of the Covid pandemic. This is what emerges from the 1st report ‘Italians: savings and investment’ carried out by Euromedia Research and Banca Mediolanum and presented today at the eighth edition of the Mediolanum Market Forum. More specifically, the analysis shows that of this high percentage, 39% are convinced that the situation in Italy will be ‘worse’, while 30% see it as ‘significantly worse’. If 11% think it will remain unchanged, there is a 14.4% who believe it can improve. Few, equal to 1.3%, those who think that the Italian economic situation will be ‘significantly better’ after Covid. On the other hand, imagining their financial situation at the end of the pandemic, most Italians (41.7%) see it unchanged, while one in three, 29.9%, expects it to get worse and 10.3% that it will even be ‘ significantly worse. According to the report, there are very few optimists: 9.9% see it as better, 2.2% ‘significantly’ better. As for the concerns of Italians at the moment, 57.4% are worried about the crisis that is affecting Italy. On the other hand, 27.8% put their own situation and that of their family first. The percentages of those who are worried about possible social tensions (6.5%) and of those who fear losing their job or having to close their business (6.4%) are decidedly lower.