Mediaset SpA (MS.MI)
* Thyssenkrupp up on restructuring hopes (Recasts, adds quote and detail, updates prices at close)
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday.
* Rules out selling Vivendi's Telecom Italia stake at a loss (Adds background, details)
PUTEAUX, France June 1 Billionaire Vincent Bollore said on Friday that Vivendi, the media group he controls, will keep its investments in Italy, following several setbacks it had experienced in the country.
MILAN Shares in Mediaset fell more than 5 percent on Monday after the party of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose family controls the private broadcaster, did worse than expected in general elections on Sunday.
The specter of a full-blown trade war has reared its head. U.S. President Donald Trump has mooted steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, declaring that "trade wars are good, and easy to win".
The spectre of a full-blown trade war has reared its head. U.S. President Donald Trump has mooted steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, declaring that "trade wars are good, and easy to win".
MILAN A judge on Tuesday postponed a court hearing between Italy's Mediaset and France's Vivendi over a pay-TV dispute that threatens to disrupt the French group's plans to create a European media champion.
* Mediaset investor Berlusconi may gain sway in Italy poll (Recasts, adds source, fund manager)
MILAN Italy's Mediaset said on Monday a Milan judge had formally closed an attempt at mediation between the broadcaster and France's Vivendi, after no agreement was reached in a pay-TV dispute.