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Stefano Bernabei

Why no one thought to close Italy's crumbling bridge

Aug 23 2018

ROME/MILAN People living under the Italian bridge that collapsed last week with the loss of 43 lives had known for years it was crumbling: pieces kept falling on their homes and cars.

Italy bridge collapse: The financial facts behind the fury

Aug 16 2018

MILAN Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Italy bridge collapse: The financial facts behind the fury

Aug 16 2018

MILAN, Aug 15 Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.

ANALYSIS-Italy bridge collapse: The financial facts behind the fury

Aug 15 2018

MILAN, Aug 15 Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.

Monte dei Paschi CEO says bank getting back on its feet

Apr 12 2018

SIENA, Italy Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena is slowly turning a corner after last year's 8 billion euro ($10 billion) bailout, its chief executive said, flagging an increase in both lending and client funding.

Italy buys into Telecom Italia to shield strategic interests

Apr 05 2018

ROME Italian state lender CDP said on Thursday it would buy a stake of up to 5 percent of Telecom Italia (TIM) to safeguard Rome's interest in a company seen as strategic, and amidst a struggle between investors over its leadership.

Italy's Atlantia joins ACS to end $22 billion battle for Spain's Abertis

Mar 15 2018

MILAN/ROME Italy's Atlantia and Spanish builder ACS agreed a joint 18 billion euro ($22 billion) bid for Abertis on Wednesday, ending a five-month battle for the Spanish road-toll operator and easing political worries.

Spain's ACS, Italy's Atlantia may agree to break up Abertis: source

Mar 08 2018

MADRID/MILAN/ROME Spain's ACS and Italy's Atlantia said they are in talks over their competing bids for Spanish toll road company Abertis and a source said they could decide to break up the company rather than press on with a costly takeover battle.

Atlantia buys stake in Channel tunnel firm, still wants Abertis

Mar 02 2018

MILAN/PARIS Atlantia has bought a 15.5 percent stake in the operator of the Channel tunnel for more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion), it said on Friday, adding the deal did not change its plan to buy Spain's Abertis .

Banks will have eight years to write down bad debts under new EU rules: source

Feb 23 2018

ROME Banks in the European Union will have eight years to write down bad debts backed by collateral under proposals from the European Commission designed to tackle their 759 billion euros ($933.19 billion) in soured loans, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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