February 8, 2019 / 5:01 AM / 10 days ago

Italy - Factors to watch on Feb. 8

MILANO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday.

Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*).

For a complete list of diary events in Italy please click on .

POLITICS

France recalled its ambassador to Italy on Thursday, a remarkable diplomatic split between neighbours and European Union allies, after what it described as “repeated, baseless” attacks by Italian political leaders against France.

ECONOMY

ISTAT releases December industrial output (0900 GMT) and monthly bulletin on the state of the economy in January (1000 GMT).

DEBT

Treasury announces sale of BTP bonds, with relative amounts to be auctioned on Feb. 13.

UNICREDIT

UniCredit Chief Executive Jean Pierre Mustier does not see cross border mergers among European banks in the short or medium term.

UBI BANCA

The bank said its fourth-quarter net profit was 215.1 million euros.

Conference call on FY results (1230 GMT with the press and 1330 GMT with analysts).

UNIPOL and UNIPOLSAI

Italy’s Unipol agreed to sell its banking unit Unipol Banca to BPER Banca for 220 million euros in cash, the insurance group said on Friday.

UnipolSai said its prelim. FY net profit was 948 million euros.

Conference call on FY results (1100 GMT).

BPER BANCA

The European Central Bank has set a minimum Cet1 Ratio for the bank for 2019 at 9.0 percent.

The bank’s fourth-quarter net profit was 43.8 million euros.

It said on Friday it owned 100 percent of Banco di Sardegna ordinary shares.

Conference call on FY results (0830 GMT).

(*) CARIGE

Sources close to the authoroties running the bank said Attestor fund has expressed an interest to look at the bank, Il Messaggero said.

FIAT CHRYSLER

Fiat Chrysler shares fell 12 percent on Thursday after weaker-than-expected guidance for profits and industrial free cash flow this year raised doubts about the Italian-American carmaker’s longer-term targets.

ATLANTIA

Italian regional court Tar has annulled the decree with which Italy had suspended the toll increase triggered in 2014-2018 period by SAT, one of the Italian motorways managed by Autostrade per l’Italia, the ruling showed on Thursday.

Atlantia’s road maintenance unit SPEA, the company in charge of safety monitoring on the Genoa bridge which collapsed, has dismissed media speculation that it altered inspection reports. (*) ASTALDI, SALINI IMPREGILO

Infrastructure group Salini is the only bidder left for the troubled builder after interest from Japan’s IHI waned, Il Sole 24 Ore said.

AEROPORTO DI BOLOGNA

Aeroporto di Bologna said on Thursday passenger traffic was up 7.1 percent year-on-year.

BANCA FARMAFACTORING

Board meeting on anticipation of FY results, followed by conference call (1200 GMT).

BANCA FINNAT

Board meeting on FY results.

BANCA INTERMOBILIARE

Board meeting on anticipation of FY results.

BANCA SISTEMA

Board meeting on anticipation of FY results, followed by conference call.

EDILIZIACROBATICA

Ordinary shareholders’ meeting (1230 GMT).

DIARY

Genoa, Prime Minsiter Giuseppe Conte and Infrastructure and Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli attends ceremony of the cutting of the first West stump of the Morandi bridge (0930 GMT).

For Italian market data and news, click on codes in brackets:

20 biggest gainers (in percentage)............

20 biggest losers (in percentage).............

FTSE IT allshare index

FTSE Mib index........

FTSE Allstars index...

FTSE Mid Cap index....

Block trades..........

Stories on Italy...... IT-LEN

For pan-European market data and news, click on codes in brackets: European Equities speed guide................... FTSEurofirst 300 index.............................. DJ STOXX index...................................... Top 10 STOXX sectors........................... Top 10 EUROSTOXX sectors...................... Top 10 Eurofirst 300 sectors................... Top 25 European pct gainers....................... Top 25 European pct losers........................ Main stock markets: Dow Jones............... Wall Street report ..... Nikkei 225............. Tokyo report............ FTSE 100............... London report........... Xetra DAX............. Frankfurt market stories CAC-40................. Paris market stories... World Indices..................................... Reuters survey of world bourse outlook......... Western European IPO diary.......................... European Asset Allocation........................ Reuters News at a Glance: Equities............... Main currency report:............................... (Reporting By Viviana Venturi)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below