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Gavin Jones

Italy eyes real estate for cash as privatisations become a mirage

Apr 24 2019

ROME, April 24 Italy will fall far short in this year's privatisation programme to rein in public debt, coalition officials said, with the government now aiming to raise a third of the originally planned amount by selling real estate.

Italian cabinet infighting overshadows growth plan

Apr 24 2019

ROME Italy's government approved an economic growth plan in the early hours of Wednesday after a bad-tempered cabinet meeting that exposed divisions in the ruling coalition and fuelled speculation about a government collapse.

Italy coalition fights over corruption probe as markets fret

Apr 23 2019

ROME Italian coalition feuding intensified on Tuesday, with the ruling parties at loggerheads over a junior minister embroiled in a corruption scandal as markets began pricing in a possible government collapse.

Italy's League presents anti-euro candidates at EU elections

Apr 18 2019

ROME Italy's right-wing League has presented prominent anti-euro campaigners among its candidates for next month's European Parliament elections, reviving doubt about the ruling party's commitment to the single currency.

Italy's League presents anti-euro candidates at EU elections

Apr 18 2019

ROME Italy's right-wing League has presented prominent anti-euro campaigners among its candidates for next month's European Parliament elections, reviving doubt about the ruling party's commitment to the single currency.

Italy's League presents anti-euro candidates at EU elections

Apr 18 2019

ROME, April 18 Italy's right-wing League has presented prominent anti-euro campaigners among its candidates for next month's European Parliament elections, reviving doubt about the ruling party's commitment to the single currency.

Italy cuts GDP growth forecasts, hikes deficit and debt

Apr 09 2019

ROME Italy cut its growth forecasts for this year and next on Tuesday while hiking the budget deficit and public debt, underscoring the economic woes faced by the populist ruling coalition.

Italy to hike 2020 deficit goal to around 2.1 percent: sources

Apr 07 2019

ROME Italy will probably raise its 2020 budget deficit goal to around 2.1 percent of gross domestic product when it publishes new targets this week, three government sources told Reuters, and the figure could be hiked again after the summer.

Italian government quarrels over reimbursing savers, reviving growth

Apr 04 2019

* Govt provisionally approves decree aimed at reviving economy

Italy PM denies Tria could quit over 5-Star attacks

Apr 03 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday ruled out that Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, who is under fire from within the ruling coalition, could step down.

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