With Italian politics still in a stalemate following elections in early March, one lawmaker from the ruling Democratic Party (PD) has ruled out the possibility of his party making alliances with its main rivals. » Read More
The government formation process from here will therefore be marked by horse-trading and backdoor discussions. » Read More
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Silvio Berlusconi will support the leader of Italy's euroskeptic partner the League in attempts to form a government, the former prime minister said. » Read More
Alessandro Benetton also dismissed suggestions that Italy should ditch the euro. » Read More
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CNBC's Willem Marx reports on the anticipated Italian election result.
Italians voted Sunday in one of the most uncertain elections in years.
The potential for Italy's banks to make further inroads is likely to rest on the outcome of the upcoming general election, UBS analysts have said.
Italian voters go to the polls on March 4 in a vote that has some striking similarities to Germany's political scene right now.
There is a possibility that right-wing parties could have far more influence on Italian politics after an election on March 4.
Hotelier Francesca Bortolotto Possati said Italy’s government must instill political trust if the country is to realize its economic ambitions.
Italy's fragile growth has not been enough to boost real employment and has led to anger and populist sentiment, a former minister said.
Mara Caverni of Snaitech said the relative inexperience among the Five Star Movement’s party leadership would likely have a negative impact on Italy’s economy.
Italians go to the polls on March 4 and the key issues of immigration and unemployment are likely to heavily influence voters, particularly in Sicily.
Italy's former Economic Development Minister, Corrado Passera, said sluggish growth would continue regardless of the general election outcome.
BlackRock’s Bruno Rovelli said Italy’s economic growth targets of 1.5 percent GDP over the next two years are achievable.
Ugo Loser, managing director at Arca SGR, says the upcoming general election will be in keeping with a long track record of failed promises.
Intolerance is in the "sick mind of politicians and the dirty blood of criminals," Palermo Mayor Leoluca Orlando said.
CNBC’s Willem Marx reports from Venice ahead of Italy's general election on Sunday.
Media mogul and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has suggested his pick for the next leader of Italy, with elections just days away.
Immigration has become a central topic in the run-up to the Italian election on March 4.
Lorenzo Codogno, an economist at LC Macro Advisors, put it bluntly in a research note at the end of last week: "The outcome of the Italian elections remains highly uncertain."
Market watchers are carefully watching developments in Italy, where voters are choosing a new Prime Minister on March 4.
Silvio Berlusconi entertained a theatre packed with supporters in Milan on Sunday, a week ahead of a parliamentary election.