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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Italy’s anti-austerity vote provokes unease in Germany

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 01:03am by AFP

    ... biggest economy and effective paymaster, Merkel championed austerity measures in a bid to beat the euro-zone debt crisis that has driven the 17-nation bloc into recession. Italy’s election ... Germany’s management of the euro crisis would be harder, especially in an election year where politicians are wary of making blunders, and it will not help the country’s image in southern Europe, he ...

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    Grillo rejects Bersani's call for Italy coalition

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... is that a weak government will leave Europe's second-biggest debtor, after Greece, vulnerable to financial turmoil. "It appears that euro zone political uncertainty is back and investors should ...

  3. News - World - ITALY

    Italian government in crisis as PM Letta fights calls to go

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:44pm by Reuters

    ... with levels seen before its bonds were sucked into the euro zone debt crisis in 2011. However, the continual uncertainty has held back any radical effort to revive an economy struggling to emerge from ... to resign has suddenly intensified this week. The latest bout of turmoil in Italy, the euro zone’s third-largest economy, has so far had little impact on financial markets, in contrast ...

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    Italy PM Mario Monti says he will resign soon

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 10:08am by Associated Press in Rome

    ... mandate, and consequently made clear his intention to resign” once Parliament passes a crucial budget bill soon. Political turmoil in Italy, mired in recession and trying to escape the euro-zone ... cuts, higher taxes and pension reform, spared Italy — and with it, other nations in the euro-zone — from succumbing to financial disaster. Berlusconi declared “the campaign is already on” ...

  5. Business - Economy - ITALY

    Moody's raises Italy's credit rating outlook to 'stable' from 'negative'

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... to "stable" from "negative", the first signal of a possible change in sentiment towards the country's sovereign debt since the start of the euro zone crisis. The move comes as Italy ... Moody's said it had improved its outlook on the euro zone's third-largest economy on the back of Italy's financial resilience, its reduction in borrowing costs and the diminished risk ...

  6. News - World - ITALY

    Italians head to polls as Europe watches

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 03:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... a former economics professor, has brought the markets to heel and restored Italy’s image as a key player in the euro zone debate. Italy is the euro area’s third largest economy after Germany ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Italians head to the polls on Sunday and Monday for their first general election since the ousting of Silvio Berlusconi amid a climate of economic crisis ...

  7. Business - Economy - ITALY

    Italian PM Mario Monti resigns ahead of elections

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 03:08am by AFP

    ... for rescuing Italy from the brink of bankruptcy, launching long-delayed pension and labour market reforms and joining other eurozone leaders in battling the debt crisis. Monti announced he would step ... was forced to step down amid a financial crisis and a slew of sex scandals. Many Italians breathed a sigh of relief at their country no longer being an international laughing stock but Monti’s ...

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    Matteo Renzi, Italy's new prime minister, vows immediate reforms

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by Reuters

    ... to control Italy's €2 trillion (HK$21 trillion) public debt, with the euro zone still scarred by memories of the crisis in 2011 which nearly broke the single currency apart. Padoan, a respected ... been as mayor of Florence, has sketched out ambitious plans for the euro zone's third-largest economy and said he aimed to stay in office until the end of the parliamentary term in four ...

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    Italy sells off 52 luxury state cars on eBay for HK$4m

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 02:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... Italy’s cash-strapped government has raised more than 370,000 euros (HK$4 million) by selling 52 luxury cars owned by the state through online auction site eBay, the prime minister’s office has said. On the first day of sales, Rome managed to sell executive vehicles worth 371,400 euros from the sale of “auto blu” cars, the name given to those owned by ministers and state officials. ...

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    Berlusconi insists on share in power in Italy

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Turbulence plagues euro zone as president considers options to solve electoral impasse Italy in limbo after leftist fails to woo support Former Italian Prime ... the stability of the euro zone's third largest economy. The 76-year-old billionaire said there was "no other solution" than a coalition and he ruled out backing a technocrat government ...




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