BERLIN/ROME Alitalia's rescue hopes received a boost on Thursday with signs that Lufthansa could take a stake in the Italian carrier, while Rome agreed to a 350 million euro ($389 million) bridging loan to ease immediate cash worries.
ROME Italy's government approved a draft 2020 budget that cuts taxes for middle-earners and aims to crack down on tax evaders, while holding the deficit at the same level as this year.
ROME Italy is readying a new tax on digital companies in its 2020 budget, as it seeks alternative revenues that will allow it to scrap a scheduled increase in sales tax, two coalition sources told Reuters on Monday.
MILAN/ROME London Stock Exchange has given assurances to Italy that it plans to continue investing in its Italian trading platforms and does not intend to move them out of the country, a Bank of Italy source said on Thursday.
MILAN/ROME, Oct 10 London Stock Exchange
is mulling an overhaul of its Italian business MTS ahead of a
potential merger with data provider Refinitiv, two Italian
sources with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday.
LONDON/ROME Italy raised $7 billion on Wednesday with its first U.S. dollar bond in nearly a decade, a move that helps to diversify funding sources for the world's third-biggest public debtor.
ROME Italy's parliament voted on Tuesday to cut the number of elected lawmakers by more than a third, approving a reform championed by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement that could profoundly impact the political landscape.
ROME Italy has lifted a block on 2019 spending that was agreed by the previous government with the European Commission, in a surprise move that will result in a higher deficit this year but which means the budget gap will not widen in 2020.
ROME, Oct 1 Italy's ambitious privatisation
programme for 2019 has proved a flop, with the new coalition
government also now scaling back sell-off plans for the coming
ROME The Italian government slightly raised the country's budget deficit target for 2020 on Monday, looking to head off a programmed hike in value-added taxes while avoiding renewed tensions with the European Union.