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  1. Business - Economy - ITALY ECONOMY

    Renzi’s mission: nurse Italy back to health

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:50am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... popular, energetic and determined to overhaul Italy's sclerotic institutions and radically reform its uncompetitive economy, forming a stable and durable coalition government to push through the changes the country sorely needs is a massive challenge. It is nevertheless vital to do so if Italy's US$2 trillion economy- one of the world's biggest, the euro zone's ...

  2. Trade with China reflects rising deficit

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ana Boulter, Reggie Ho

    ... Reports by Ana Boulter and Reggie Ho Like many developed economies, Italy is facing a rising trade deficit. The country's statistics bureau announced in March that the trade deficit ... with the SAR's exports up 17.4 per cent and Italy's down 16 per cent. In China the inequality seems even more serious. Although Asia accounts for less than 4 per cent of Italy's economy ...

  3. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Tailoring to China buyers

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Investment in Italy by mainland firms has created a housing need, writes Peta Tomlinson Chinese and Italians share a tailoring DNA - one renowned for turning out garments to clothe ... to buy a prestigious villa as company headquarters." And Italy has put out the welcome mat. Hudson says much is being done to attract Chinese investors into Italy. "We have found, ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Struggling Italian economy poses potential threat to whole of Europe

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:43am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Italy could quickly descend into chaos if new government fails to turn around struggling economy, threatening whole of Europe Italy plays with fire Italy may be the land of fast cars, high fashion and stunning design. But the country has been living the good life for far too long. It is now living on borrowed time. Italy's economy is in dire straits. ...

  5. News - World - ITALY

    Italy braced for market backlash after Silvio Berlusconi pulls plug on government

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Rome braced for market backlash Italy's economy minister played down the risk that financial markets will punish Italy when they open today, after Silvio Berlusconi ... 's borrowing costs hitting a three-month high on Friday. Saccomanni said markets knew Italy had already got its public finances into line and the economy was improving. "I hope that this trust [by ...

  6. Business - Economy - ITALY

    Italian PM Mario Monti resigns ahead of elections

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

    ... new leader. Italy was now “more reliable” on the international stage, he said. The former European commissioner joked to government colleagues earlier in the day that the fall of his ... 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 ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Italy fares worst as 25 major euro zone banks fail ECB health test

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt Analysts warn that capital shortfall fixes won't guarantee more bank lending to boost economy Italy fares worst as 25 banks fail ECB health test Twenty-five ... yesterday. A dozen of those banks have already addressed the gap by raising €15 billion over the course of this year. Italy's financial sector faces the biggest challenge with nine of its banks ...

  8. News - World - ITALY

    Protesters top one million at Rome anti-employment reform rally: organisers

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... the future of Article 18, a law which currently protects those who are unfairly dismissed. In his bid to reboot Italy's economy and lure in foreign investors, the premier wants to make it easier ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Huge march against job reforms Protesters from across Italy descended on Rome yesterday for a vast rally against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... vessel, is one of three US ships making a visit to Hong Kong this week.   Italian presidential vote begins Italy's parliament begins voting to select the country's next president ... in the first three rounds of voting and a simple majority thereafter. While the presidency in Italy is a mostly ceremonial post, it takes on critical importance during times of political crisis.   G20 ...

  10. News - World - ITALY

    Walkout by Berlusconi party threatens Italian government's survival

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Walkout before crucial vote to boost economy means Monti government may not survive Berlusconi party threatens turmoil Italy's politics were thrown back ... of measures designed to revive growth in Italy's shrinking economy. Enough senators from Berlusconi's Freedom People (PDL) movement stayed behind to ensure a quorum for the bill. The boycott ...




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