Austria’s stock market has been Europe’s star performer so far this year. The Austrian Traded Index (ATX) is up 20%. Yet all is not well in the Alpine country.

A snap election called this month for October 15 offers another chance for Europe’s right-wing populist politicians to take power, reported The Financial Times.

Austria’s Freedom party will play on the country’s economic underperformance relative to its larger neighbour, as well as Europe’s migration crisis.

The ATX’s surge is pa...

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