×

Europe Top News and Analysis Italy

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- European Union leaders could hand Theresa May an olive branch in deadlocked Brexit negotiations next week by launching their own internal preparations for a transition to a new relationship with Britain. With nerves fraying and threats flying about walking out without a deal come the March 2019 deadline for departure, the pound took a knock...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- European Union leaders are ready to hand Theresa May an olive branch in deadlocked Brexit negotiations next week by launching their own internal preparations for a transition to a new relationship with Britain. But it rallied on word that, despite tough demands from EU governments on what they want from London, the Union is ready to talk about...

  • *But Deutsche Bank cuts overweight on German stocks. *Pan-European STOXX index ends flat, FTSE at record close. MILAN, Oct 12- Germany's stocks benchmark index DAX rose above 13,000 points for the first time in its 30- year history on Thursday, as relatively attractive valuations and optimism about global economic growth continued to lure investors.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- Brexit talks are deadlocked over money, the EU's Michel Barnier said on Thursday as he ruled out discussions on future trade being launched by EU leaders next week but spoke of possible progress by December. Barnier and his British counterpart, Brexit Secretary David Davis, told reporters there had been some progress this week on the other two...

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Italy's borrowing costs fell to their lowest level in almost three weeks on Thursday after the government in Rome won two confidence votes on a fiercely contested electoral law that is likely to penalise the anti-establishment 5- Star Movement. They also boosted sentiment towards peripheral bonds in a week that has seen tensions between...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defense group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defense group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defence group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defence group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • *Italy bond yields fall after govt wins confidence vote. LONDON, Oct 12- The dollar sagged on Thursday after the U.S. "We just had the minutes and saw there was a slightly more dovish take, so there is this ongoing debate about the lack of inflation momentum in the U.S.," said Benjamin Schroeder, senior rates strategist at ING.

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Italy's borrowing costs fell to their lowest level in almost three weeks on Thursday after the government in Rome won two confidence votes on a fiercely contested electoral law that is likely to penalise the anti-establishment 5- Star Movement. They also boosted sentiment towards peripheral bonds in a week that has seen tensions between...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • *Paris closes flat, Frankfurt and Milan down 0.2 and 0.6 pct. Blue-chip indexes in Paris, Frankfurt and Milan closed flat, down 0.2 percent and 0.6 percent respectively, while Madrid's IBEX lagged European peers with a loss of 0.9 percent. The pan-European STOXX 600 was flat, helped by gains in London's FTSE 100, which ended the day up 0.4 percent with strong gains...

  • BRUSSELS— Hail, frost and droughts have hit Europe's grape harvest hard, making it the smallest in 36 years. The two biggest producers, " France and Italy were particularly badly affected," said Thierry Coste, the chairman of Copa-Cogeca wine division. In France, production will be down 18 percent, and in Italy, the biggest wine producer in Europe, it will have sunk by 26...

  • At the same time, he has launched nearly 40 missiles from the area, as part of his accelerated tests of North Korea's nuclear deterrent. "It may sound crazy to outsiders to fire missiles from a place he wants to develop economically, but that's how Kim Jong Un runs his country," said Lim Eul- chul, an expert on the North Korean economy at Kyungnam University in South Korea.

  • *Ofo aims to start launch in Paris round year-end. *Start-up Gobee-bike debuts Paris scheme on Monday. PARIS, Oct 9- China's bike-sharing scheme operator Ofo plans to launch its bicycles in Paris around year-end in a move to become a dominant player in Europe.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 9- European Union negotiators see no big breakthrough in a new round of Brexit talks from Monday nor when Theresa May attends a summit next week, yet leaders could offer the beleaguered British prime minister a hand, EU officials believe. Talks which began on Monday in Brussels have a thin schedule- British Brexit Secretary David Davis is to meet EU...