Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

EU tells Italy its budget plans just won’t fly

By BLOOMBERG
ROME • The European Union (EU) has put numbers on its frustration with Italy. After weeks of accusing Rome of too-optimistic assumptions ...

Euro-area economy cools, Italy stagnates

FRANKFURT • The euro-area economy unexpectedly grew at its weakest in more than four years and a measure of confidence hinted at a more protracted ...

Italy’s new budget isn’t as crazy as it seems

By Ashoka Mody / BLOOMBERG
Europe’s leaders have come down hard on Italy for its plans to increase spending with the aim of boosting growth and helping ...

Is your town nearing extinction? Try turning it into a resort

Welcome to the world of alberghi diffusi, where tiny villages are going all-in on tourism to save themselves
By NIKKI EKSTEIN Roughly 2,500 villages in ...

Record Italy 5G auction dents telecom industry finances

By BLOOMBERG
MILAN • Italy’s record US$7.6 billion sale of high-speed airwaves, while helping the populist government fund its election promises, ...

Italy is better and worse than Greece

Pic By BLOOMBERG
After four successive days of increasing risk spreads, and after a prominent politician, Claudio Borghi (picture), said there was an ...

Italy’s auction of speedy 5G airwaves generates RM12b

MILAN • Italy raised a preliminary €2.48 billion (RM11.95 billion) in an auction of airwaves for 5G mobile services, a test of how much telecom companies ...

Fitch cuts Italy outlook on possible fiscal loosening

ROME • Italy’s rating outlook was lowered by Fitch Ratings Inc, which said the fiscal plans of the new government risk a degree of fiscal loosening.
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Italy vows to veto EU’s next budget

By BLOOMBERG
MILAN • Italy will start the process of opposing the European Union’s (EU) next budget after the bloc’s member states failed to follow ...

Italy won’t adhere to EU budget as migrants leave ship

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Italy Prime Minister (PM) Giuseppe Conte said his government can’t adhere to European Union (EU) budget rules, while announcing ...

Atlantia sinks on Italy revoking toll-road licence

MILAN • Atlantia SpA traded at a four-year low after Italy started a formal process to revoke the construction company’s toll-highway operating concessions ...

Anger at Italy bridge operator as hunt for survivors goes on

by REUTERS
GENOA, Italy – Italian rescuers searched for survivors among towering slabs of concrete wreckage in Genoa on Wednesday after a bridge ...