The former European Central Bank chief has ambitious plans to reform the country and that is making investors bullish on Italian stocks.
Members of the leftist Five-Star Movement opted to back Draghi in an online poll conducted Thursday.
European stocks closed higher Monday with markets tracking positive sentiment in Asia and the U.S.
Famed for rescuing the euro in the grips of a sovereign debt crisis, Mario Draghi is now being asked to help his own country.
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde discusses the bank's latest monetary policy decision.
ECB President Christine Lagarde says the central bank will "use all the instruments that we have" to address the coronavirus crisis.
Christian Keller, head of economics research at Barclays, discusses the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy announcement.
Jonas Prising, chairman and CEO of Manpower, discusses the current jobs climate and the future of the workforce.
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde says the bank could reconsider using all of its pandemic monetary stimulus if there is "very significant upside."
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde discusses the bank's latest monetary policy move.
Central banks in the U.S., European Union and China are already cooperating by maintaining very accommodative credit conditions. Throwing more money at the liquidity flooded asset markets is not what's needed, writes Dr. Michael Ivanovitch.
The central bank's first strategic review since 2003 will analyze why that is the case and whether that target, or how its calculated, needs to change.
The European Central Bank's new president said she aims to instead be an "owl."
The former IMF chief took the helm at the euro zone's top financial institution in November.
Christine Lagarde, the European Central Bank's new president, gave some hints on her strategic review.
Ken Wattret, chief European economist at IHS Markit, discusses the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy decision.
Christoph Rieger, head of rates and credit research at Commerzbank, said Christine Lagarde could drop some hints about her planned ECB policy review.
Jeremy Stretch, head of G-10 FX strategy at CIBC, says investors could struggle to interpret Christine Lagarde's debut ECB press conference.
David Zahn, head of European fixed income at Franklin Templeton, discusses Christine Lagarde's plan to launch a strategic review into ECB policy.
Ann-Katrin Petersen, investment strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy meeting.