August 29, 2018 / 4:01 AM / 25 days ago

Italy - Factors to watch on Aug. 29

The following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday.

Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*).

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POLITICS

Alzano Lombardo, Lombardy Regional Governor Attilio Fontana and Liguria Regional Governor Giovanni Toti attend the League’s annual meeting ‘Bèrghem Fest’.

DEBT

Italy is counting on the support of foreign states outside the European Union to support it in the event of Italian markets coming under speculative attack, its deputy prime minister said on Tuesday.

Treasury sells 6.0 billion euros in 6-month BOT bills. Subscriptions close at 0900 GMT.

COMPANIES (*) ATLANTIA

Italy’s Atlantia does not exclude a cooperation with state-controlled funds, including Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, but rejects the idea of nationalising its Autostrade per l’Italia business, its CEO told an Italian daily.

(*) FIAT CHRYSLER

India’s Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd said on Wednesday Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. LLC filed a patent violation complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against the company. (*) TELECOM ITALIA

The group will modernise its fixed line network in the coming month, in a move that will allow the group to save some 700 million euros, Il Sole 24 Ore said.

(*) POSTE ITALIANE

The group will inject fresh funds in its Sda unit in September, MF said.

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI

The Italian luxury group said on Tuesday it had a “very positive outlook” for its business in 2019, when it expects further double-digit growth in revenue and profit.

ACQUAFIL

Board meeting on H1 results.

PIERREL

Board meeting on FY results (shortened to June 30, 2018).

Bourse After Hours market closed.

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