Bailout or bust? Alitalia divides a nation, paralyses Rome
ROME/MILAN Italians are watching their flag carrier Alitalia go into yet another financial tailspin, and a growing number of them believe it would be better for the country if it crashed.
HONG KONG Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (0388.HK) plans to launch Hong Kong and London gold contracts by June or July this year, Chief Executive Charles Li said on Tuesday.
The bourse planned to launch trading in two separate London and Hong Kong gold contracts to "coincide with" the 20th anniversary of the British handover of Hong Kong back to China, Li told a conference.
(This version of the story corrects to specify June or July, not early July in first paragraph)
(Reporting by Michelle Price; Editing by Richard Pullin)
LONDON Britain will not fix its "broken" housing market unless it ends the dominance of the biggest housebuilders by supporting smaller providers to ramp up the rate of construction, a parliamentary committee warned on Saturday.