Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

Stromboli clears up ash after deadly volcano eruption

by AFP
The village of Ginostra on Stromboli began sweeping away layers of ash on Thursday, the day after a dramatic volcanic eruption on the tiny ...

Is Spain about to become the next Italy?

By Ferdinando Giugliano / BLOOMBERG
Anti-establishment parties have made real inroads in southern Europe in recent years, taking power in Italy and ...

Italy govt turns on itself amid flattish outlook

By BLOOMBERG
ROME • The Italian government confirmed its gloomy outlook for the economy on Tuesday, following a day of arguments, accusations and ...

Tria sees Italy’s growth close to zero

By BLOOMBERG
MILAN • Italy doesn’t have room for expansive fiscal measures as economic growth is close to zero amid the slowdown in Germany, the ...

Italy’s populists slam regulators, Brussels over bank rules

By BLOOMBERG
ROME • Italy’s fractious populist leaders slammed banking “fraudsters” and their nation’s central bank, positioning themselves as the ...

Italy, Germany drag on euro-area economy as EU cuts outlook

European Commission sees euro-area expanding 1.3% this year, down from 1.9% projected in November. It sees 2020 growth of 1.6%
By ...

Recession looms as Italy factories falter; Swedish PMI lowest since early 2016

Swedish PMI drops to lowest since early 2016 as headwinds mount
By BLOOMBERG FRANKFURT • Italy’s manufacturing sector shrank for a third ...

Protesters march against Italy’s new antimigrant law

By AFP
ROME • Several thousand people marched in Rome on Saturday in protest at Italy’s tough new anti-migrant law which makes it easier to expel new ...

ECB heads for crunch time after holding its nerve on the economy

The Governing Council is just days out from its Dec 13 meeting, when it will probably call time on one of its major crisis tools
ZURICH • European ...

Weak euro-area to stay as Italy recession looms

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • The euroarea is showing no signs of a meaningful economic rebound, with Italy on the verge of recession after the populist ...

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 ...