November 20, 2018 / 5:00 AM / 24 days ago

Italy - Factors to watch on Nov. 20

The following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday.

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

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POLITICS

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Saturday, Conte’s office said on Monday.

ECONOMY

Economy Minister Giovanni Tria attends inauguration ceremony of tax policy school 2018/2019 academic year in Rome (0800 GMT).

Bank of Italy holds news conference to present report on “The Economic Update of Lombardy Economy” in Milan (1000 GMT). (*) The amount of BTP Italia bond sold on the first day of the offer was below expectations, the head of Italy’s debt agency Davide Iacovoni told Il Corriere della Sera, adding that demand from affluent investors was probably lower than usual because of the recent negative trend on financial markets.

DEBT

Treasury continues offer of new 4-year ‘BTP Italia’ bond reserved to small investors, ends on Nov. 21, subject to early closure.

COMPANIES (*) ENEL

Italy’s Enel raised core earnings expectations in its new business plan on Tuesday as it pledged to invest more to boost its green energy and network businesses.

The Italian group has identified Colombia’s EPM as potential partner to buy the country’s distribution company Electrocaribe, Il sole 24 Ore said.

ATLANTIA

Atlantia said on Monday non-executive and independent board member Lynda Tyler-Cagni had resigned with immediate effect after differences of opinion over execution of the group’s 2013 share-based incentive plan.

FINCANTIERI

The shipbuilder said on Monday it would present a project to build a new bridge in Genoa where a viaduct collapsed in August. (*) Former Fiat Chrysler top executive Alfredo Altavilla could be appointed CEO at the ship builder, Il Giornale said in an unsourced report.

(*) SWISSCOM

Swisscom has no intention to sell Fastweb, whose sales, margins and clients have been growing for 21 quarters, the CEO of Fastweb told Il Sole 24 Ore.

(*) ALITALIA

Former Alitalia chairman Giuseppe Bonomi and ex-head of ENAV Roberto Scaramella are among the potential candidates to replace special commissioner for Alitalia Luigi Gubitosi, who has become Telecom Italia CEO, Il Giornale said.

BANCA CARIGE

Board meeting.

ANSALDO STS

Top shareholder Hitachi to launch voluntary takeover bid on Ansaldo STS at 12.70 euros per share.

PRADA

Prada Foundation holds conference on “Shaping a Sustainable Digital Future, a Conversation on Opportunities and Risks” in Milan (0845 GMT).

ARCHIMEDE

Ordinary and extraordinary shareholders’ meetings (1530 GMT).

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