Silvio Berlusconi


  • Italy on the edge     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    All five members from Silvio Berlusconi's party announced their resignation on Saturday, plunging the country back into political uncertainty, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • What to expect from Italy     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Federico Santi, Italy associate at Eurasia, discusses the political situation in Italy where early elections are still "the most likely outcome" and highlights the "defections" from Berlusconi's PDL party.

  • Mussolini flashback in Letta vote     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    Francesco Giavazzi, professor of economics at Bocconi University, compares the confidence vote for Italian prime minister Enrico Letta to when members of the fascist party voted against Mussolini and fascism.

  • Along comes Italy, to spoil Europe's market calm Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    Just as you thought the crisis in Europe was over and markets seem to be enjoying confidence and stability, along comes another curve ball.

  • Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, tells CNBC that Silvio Berlusconi is posturing and is aware how precarious Italy's economic situation is.

  • Berlusconi to stay in politics despite conviction Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 12:16 PM ET

    Silvio Berlusconi vowed on Wednesday to remain at the center of Italian politics even if expelled from parliament because of a tax fraud conviction.

  • Moleskine CEO: Bigger worries than Italy     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, discusses the political situation in Italy, and says events at a global or European level have more impact on Italians than domestic events do.

  • European markets close mixed     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as Italian markets post gains amid uncertainty over Berlusconi's political future.

  • Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, discusses the political situation in Italy, and explains how it's no longer such a destabilising factor for the market.

  • Mario Monti, Italy's former prime minister, expects Berlusconi's party to remain in the coalition even if Berlusconi is forced to leave and discusses the current government and what it now needs to do.

  • Europe shares close down as Italy drags Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, as investors remained unease over when U.S. Federal Reserve might start scaling back its stimulus program.

  • Silvio Berlusconi has said he still supports Italy's coalition government, saying it must continue. Julia Chatterley has more from Milan.

  • Marco Giordani, CFO of Mediaset, tells CNBC that advertising sales have turned around in July after 21 months of decline.

  • Marco Giordani, CFO of Mediaset, tells CNBC that the relationship between Mediaset and Berlusconi is a normal one between company and shareholder.

  • Mediaset exec: Berlusconi didn't help run company Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    A top executive for the media company at the center of Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud conviction said the billionaire politician did not play any role in running the company he founded.

  • Berlusconi's last appeal rejected, sentence upheld Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    Italy's supreme court rejected Berlusconi's final appeal and upheld his jail sentence in a blow to the former prime minister that could throw the country's government into crisis.

  • Jonathan Hopkin, reader in comparative politics at LSE, tells CNBC that the Italian government can't survive without the votes of Berlusconi's PDL party.

  • Why do Italians like Silvio Berlusconi?     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Geoff Andrews, author of 'Not a Normal Country: Italy after Berlusconi', talks to CNBC about whether Silvio Berlusconi will ever leave Italian politics.

  • Europe Is Relatively Stable: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Robert Quinn, director of S&P Capital IQ, tells CNBC that the European markets are being influenced by factors outside of Europe.

  • Berlusconi Supporters Protest His Conviction     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:19 AM ET

    Hundreds gathered in Rome to protest against the conviction of the former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.