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Italy's La Scala reopens to public after 7-month pandemic-led closure

May 10 2021

MILAN Italy's La Scala opera house reopened its doors to a restricted audience on Monday, raising hopes of a gradual resumption of Milan's vivid cultural life after a nearly seven-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Italy sells $3.5 billion of U.S. dollar bonds

Apr 27 2021

(Reuters) -Italy will raise a total $3.5 billion for its latest U.S. dollar bond sale on Tuesday, according to a lead manager, while its benchmark yield hit a fresh seven-month high.

UPDATE 2-Italy sells $3.5 billion of U.S. dollar bonds

Apr 27 2021

* Italy draws over $11 billion of demand for U.S. dollar bonds

Italy set to offer its first green bond, betting on strong demand

Mar 01 2021

MILAN, March 1 Italy is set to offer its first ever green bond in the coming days, taking advantage of bumper demand for environmentally friendly assets.

UPDATE 2-Italy pays near record-low yields in first bond sale under Draghi

Feb 16 2021

MILAN, Feb 16 Italy sold debt at near record-low interest rates on Tuesday, riding investor enthusiasm at the appointment of former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi as prime minister.

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bond yields rise, Italian-German spread tightest since 2015

Feb 12 2021

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Recasts lead, adds fund manager quotes, background)

Italy's 10-year bond yield hovers at record lows as political uncertainty eases

Feb 12 2021

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

UPDATE 2-Long-dated euro zone yields rise after Spain 50-yr sale, Italy's yields ease

Feb 10 2021

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices, adds quote, context)

UPDATE 2-Italian bond yields hit 1-month low as Draghi inches closer

Feb 09 2021

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds political developments, update prices)

UPDATE 1-Italian bond yields hit 1-month low as Draghi inches closer

Feb 09 2021

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Adds comments, context, updates prices)

World News

Judge sanctioned by U.S. set to take over Iran presidency

DUBAI (Reuters) -Iranians voted on Friday in a contest set to hand the presidency to a hardline judge subject to U.S. sanctions, though many are likely to ignore the ballot amid anger over economic hardship and calls for a boycott by critics of hardline rule.