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UPDATE 1-Italy readying new 15-year bond via syndicate - sources

08 Jan 2019

MILAN, Jan 8 Italy is preparing a comeback to the syndicated bond market with the launch a new 15-year government bond in the coming days, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

LSE moves bond trading from London to Italy ahead of Brexit

19 Nov 2018

MILAN/LONDON The London Stock Exchange will move its European government bond trading from London to Italy before Britain's exit from the European Union next March, it said on Monday.

Italy economy minister favours insider Rivera for Treasury chief

29 Jun 2018

MILAN/ROME Italia's economy minister wants to appoint top financial bureaucrat Alessandro Rivera, who helped manage the nation's recent banking crisis, as head of the Treasury, which oversees one of Europe's heaviest debt burdens, sources said.

INTERVIEW-Italy's debt head sees good demand for net BTP Italia bond

12 May 2017

MILAN, May 12 Italy's Treasury expects good demand for a new BTP Italia inflation-linked bond it will offer to retail investors next week and has already met 42-43 percent of its gross funding needs for this year, the head of debt management told Reuters.

Italy says determined to cut debt despite growth setback

02 Sep 2016

CERNOBBIO, Italy Italy still believes it can cut its huge public debt this year as a proportion of national output, its economy minister said on Friday, when data confirmed the euro zone's No. 2 economy had stopped growing in the second quarter.

Italy wants "market solution" for Monte dei Paschi-Treasury official

02 Mar 2016

ROME, March 2 The Italian government wants a "market solution" for Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the troubled bank which is struggling to find a merger partner, a senior treasury official said on Wednesday, adding this would take time.

Italian state lender to set up fund to invest in family firms

11 Dec 2015

MILAN, Dec 11 Italian state lender CDP is to set up a private equity fund to invest in family-run companies and help them go public, in a new effort to help domestic groups compete in the global market.

Italy urges banks to seize chance to merge, boost capital

06 Sep 2015

MILAN Italy's economy minister on Sunday urged the country's banks to grow and strengthen their capital, hoping to see the sort of mergers that a government reform of the sector has so far failed to produce.

Italien drängt heimische Banken zu Fusionen

06 Sep 2015

Mailand Der italienische Wirtschaftsminister Pier Carlo Padoan hat die Banken des Landes zu Zusammenschlüssen ermutigt.

Italy to sell energy grid stake to China for 2 billion euros

24 Jul 2014

MILAN Italy's Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) said on Thursday it was in advanced talks to sell a 35 percent stake in energy grid holding company CDP Reti to China's State Grid Corp in a deal that could be worth some two billion euros.

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