Having brushed aside complaints from Brussels and the US, who fear the already heavily indebted and economically faltering NATO member might be walking into another "debt trap", Italian President Sergio Mattarella welcomed Chinese leader Xi Jinping t
Next week's visit to Italy by Chinese Premier Xi Jinping has nearly everyone jittery. The recent announcement by Five Star Movement Leader Luigi Di Maio that his country is prepared to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with China to be a part of C
Today, Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement will hold an online vote to decide whether or not to block a possible kidnapping trial against Matteo Salvini, the party's coalition ally and leader of the conservative League party, as well as to lift his lega
On Friday, in a moment of predictive insight, Bank of America correctly warned that the greatest threat to EPS - i.e., markets - in the next 3 years "is an acceleration of global populism via taxation, regulation & government intervention."
Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is confronted by a leftist who calls him a murderer for rejecting mass immigration to Italy. Salvini turns the tables by asking the man for his name and address so 10 or 20 migrants can be sent to live the
Plagued by another run of bank bailouts and simmering tensions between the partners in its ruling coalition, Italy's brief reprieve following the detente between its populist rulers and angry bureaucrats in Brussels is already beginning to fade.
Following a nonbinding vote in the EU Parliament to recognize Juan Guaido last week, foreign ministers from the various EU countries discussed officially recognizing the leader Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly as the true legitimate
Italy is back in recession. The pattern of weak growth ever since it joined the Eurozone is easy to spot.
The total capitulation by the Federal Reserve which confirmed all it cares about is the stock market, propelled world stocks to their best January on record on Thursday, although in a deja vu of last January, when stocks similarly soared only to flop
Italy's Five Star Movement has risen to global prominence more for the colorful oddness of its founder, the comedian Beppe Grillo, than for the seriousness of its populist policies.
Over the last couple of years, the main challenge to EU cohesion has been Brexit, with the media sharply focused on the negotiations and all relevant developments.
The EU leadership is trying to contain a crisis that is emerging at increasing speed: this challenge comprises the rise of contumacious states (i.e. the UK, Poland, Hungary and Italy), or of defiant, historic 'cultural blocs' (i.e. Catalonia)
"It's still straightening," said engineer Roberto Cela, gazing at the Leaning Tower of Pisa gleaming in the autumn sunshine of northern Italy. "And many years will have to pass before it stops."
Goldman Fears Italy Capital Flight Looms
The eurozone's third-largest economy, Italy, is marooned in a deep political and economic crisis, with seeming endless problems: an economy that has barely grown in decades, sky-high unemployment rates, ballooning national debt, an inability to for
Gamma Ray Bursts, El-Erian on market disruption, Tech Stocks and Italy Bonds. "I've always admired Capital Mainwaring." [I don't!]
Italy is to introduce an obligatory delay between Italian films screening in cinemas and being shown on streaming services like Netflix, in a bid to protect its domestic film industry.
Earlier today, Italy told the EU where to go with it budget demands. Expect the EU to huff and puff.
Update: Picking a perfect moment to prove Fitch's point, Bloomberg reports that the Italian government may call a vote of confidence in the Senate on the migration measures.
Eurozone growth slows to 0.2%, a four-year low as Italy stagnates. CEBR says risks of a global recession have risen.