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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    European Central Bank announces buying spree to kick-start economy

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Naples, Italy Draghi hopes injection of billions of euros will boost lending to small and medium-sized firms ECB announces buying spree to revive economy The European Central Bank will buy bundles of loans and other forms of secured debt from the middle of this month in an attempt to kick-start a languishing euro zone economy, despite misgivings in Germany ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro endgame

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by DAVID BROWN

    ... is far from guaranteed. Distressed, cash-starved euro-zone economies such as Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Italy will clearly relish quantitative easing. They are in desperate need ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's 'black box' economy deserves Group of Seven peer scrutiny

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Bloomberg

    ... William Pesek It's time for Italy to step aside and let China, as world's No 2 economy, take its place in the G7 China's opaque economy deserves G7 peer scrutiny ... France, Britain, Italy and Canada stepped out of their nostalgic cocoon and welcomed China into the ultimate members-only club. China is the biggest trading nation, the largest holder of currency ...

  5. News - World - ECONOMY

    Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target policies of socialist leaders

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... Renzi, who took power in February, wants sweeping reforms, including tax cuts, to revive Italy's ailing economy where youth unemployment has risen to well over 40 per cent. Hollande ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Germany's selfishness hangs over its weaker euro-zone partners

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by DAVID BROWN

    ... in France, Italy and Spain ballooned. Germany's current account surplus probably hit a new record in 2013, about US$250 billion, even greater than that of China. Before the creation ... in Germany enjoy growing success, while the motor industries in France, Italy and Spain slide into decline. At some stage, this trend must be addressed. Germany's massive export engine gives ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro zone sucked into a black hole

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... The domestic credit contraction has opened up deep fissures in economic confidence and bodes badly for recovery prospects ahead. These economic and social fractures are scary. In Italy, Spain ... and in Italy, where 40 per cent youth unemployment is hardly any foundation for a stable and thriving society. The ECB cannot calibrate policy to suit Germany and hope that the bloc's most powerful ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... because he had noticed the limited growth prospects in Hong Kong. The group had become one of the biggest investors in countries such as Canada, Britain, Australia, the Netherlands, Italy, Sweden ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Factory data points to uneven global recovery

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Signs that China may be struggling were of particular concern with a partial US government shutdown and political crisis in Italy already stoking uncertainty in financial markets. Both ... Manufacturing growth in Italy and Spain, the euro zone's third and fourth-biggest economies, eased off last month, suggesting economic recovery there remains fragile. In France, the region's ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro-zone industrial output picks up

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... to a rise, with 2.3 per cent growth month on month. Italy showed a third consecutive monthly decline- 0.3 per cent. Manufacturing from Germany, France and Italy accounts for two-thirds of the euro ...




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