GO
Loading...

Italy

More

  • Trichet: ECB Must Stop Inflation Spreading Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 3:27 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is determined to stop increases in oil and food prices becoming entrenched in a broader inflation rise, President Jean-Claude Trichet said in a newspaper interview published on Monday.

  • ECB, BOE Join Fed Effort to Ease Market Stress Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    Several top central banks including the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank  announced plans to address elevated pressures in short-term funding markets.

  • Euro Zone Factory Output Creeps Higher Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 4:48 AM ET

    Euro zone factory output growth crept up in November from October's 26-month low, but is unlikely to regain its summer momentum soon, pointing to interest rates remaining on hold, a key survey showed on Monday.

  • China Blames Dollar for Sharp Yuan Rise vs. Euro Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 8:29 AM ET

    The euro's rise against the yuan is largely a reflection of a sharp drop in the dollar, and the European Union should look to Washington to resolve the problem, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Wednesday.

  • Gucci Sees Double-Digit 2007 Growth, New Asia Stores Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 9:08 AM ET

    Luxury goods maker Gucci, owned by French retailer PPR sees double-digit growth in 2007 and aims to open more stores in Asia and eastern Europe, the label's chief executive, Mark Lee, said on Tuesday.

  • Iberia Shares Tumble after TPG Bid Withdrawal Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 6:36 AM ET

    Shares in airline Iberia fell Tuesday after a group led by U.S. private equity firm TPG announced that it was withdrawing its 3.41 billion euros ($5.07 billion) bid for Spain's flagship carrier.

  • Telecom Italia Names New CEO Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 6:25 AM ET

    The controlling shareholders of Telecom Italia on Monday designated Franco Bernabe the new chief executive and Gabriele Galateri the new chairman, in a move that should end a period of limbo at Europe's fifth-largest telecommunications company.

  • European Shares Seen Up on Bargain-Hunting Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 1:43 AM ET

    European equities were expected to gain ground on Monday, adding to a two-session recovery as investors continue to look for bargains following a selloff in the first three weeks of November.

  • Rising Euro is a Concern: EU's Barroso Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | 7:50 AM ET

    The strength of the euro, at a record high versus the dollar, is becoming a problem for Europe's exporters, the president of the European Commission said on Thursday.

  • Sarkozy Wants "Equitable and Fair" Currency Rates Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | 7:12 AM ET

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy will in a forthcoming visit to China call for an "equitable and fair" relationship between four major currencies -- the dollar, euro, yen and yuan, a senior French official said on Thursday.

  • StanChart Shares Jump on China Stake Interest Report Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 4:22 AM ET

    Temasek, the Singapore state investment agency, has rebuffed an approach from China's three leading banks for its 17 percent stake in UK-based Standard Chartered, a report said on Monday, sending shares in Standard Chartered more than 5 percent higher.

  • German Train Drivers Threaten Unlimited Strikes Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | 1:25 PM ET

    Germany faces the prospect of unlimited rail strikes this week that could inflict serious damage to Europe's largest economy and even hurt neighbouring countries.

  • European Shares End Mixed; Telecoms Up, Energy Falls Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 12:56 PM ET

    European stock indexes closed mixed on Tuesday as the impact of gains in telecoms inspired by a raised outlook from Vodafone, was countered by losses in the energy sector which tracked weaker oil prices.

  • European Asset-Backed Securities Issuance Slows Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 9:21 AM ET

    Origination of European securitisations will probably slow for the full year versus 2006, the first time this has happened since 2000, as credit market turmoil bites, the European Securitisation Forum said on Tuesday.

  • Banks Boost European Shares, Offset Fall in Oils Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 12:41 PM ET

    European shares ended flat on Monday after a three-day losing streak as a bounce-back in financial stocks, which have borne the brunt of the global liquidity crisis, offset a fall in energy shares.

  • ECB Is Ready to Fight Inflation: Policymakers Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 10:07 AM ET
    The Euro sculpture is seen in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, central Germany.

    1st pThe European Central Bank is ready to head off inflation risks, policymakers said on Friday, a day after leaving interest rates on hold for the fifth month in a row.

  • Europe Stocks End at 6-Week Closing Low; Miners Jump Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 12:52 PM ET

    European equities lost ground on Thursday, ending at their lowest close in six weeks as persistent credit fears continued to pull banking stocks lower.

  • ECB, BoE Leave Interest Rates Unchanged Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 9:11 AM ET

    The European Central Bank left rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, with analysts saying the doves in the governing council had the upper hand.  The Bank of England also left the rates on hold, with analysts expecting it to ease monetary policy early next year.

  • ECB May Intervene if Euro Rises to $1.50: Analysts Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 9:45 AM ET

    European Central Bank policymakers have been relaxed about the euro's steep rise against the  dollar -- in public at least -- but its move towards $1.50 is raising the prospect that it might intervene.

  • ECB Should Take Euro, Oil into Account: France Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 9:08 AM ET

    The European Central Bank should take into account a range of factors such as the strong euro and high oil prices when setting monetary policy, France's Secretary of State for Europe Jean-Pierre Jouyet said on Wednesday.