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RPT-Italy's far-right League hurt by response to coronavirus in heartland

27 Apr 2020

MILAN, April 26 The coronavirus crisis has left Italy's northern economic powerhouse a disaster zone and raised awkward questions for far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini's League party, which has dominated the region's politics for years.

Italy's far-right League hurt by response to coronavirus in heartland

26 Apr 2020

MILAN The coronavirus crisis has left Italy's northern economic powerhouse a disaster zone and raised awkward questions for far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini's League party, which has dominated the region's politics for years.

UPDATE 1-Italy mulls seven-year syndicated bond as funding needs swell - sources

17 Apr 2020

MILAN, April 17 Italy is considering issuing a seven-year bond via a syndicate of banks to meet higher funding needs as it spends to cushion the hit from the coronavirus crisis, five market sources told Reuters on Friday.

Italian markets to open as usual on Monday, traders brace for volatility

08 Mar 2020

MILAN Italy's financial markets will open as usual on Monday, but traders are expecting a wild start to the week after the government ordered a lockdown of large parts of the north of the country, including the financial capital Milan, to fight the coronavirus.

UPDATE 1-Italian markets to open as usual on Monday, traders brace for volatility

08 Mar 2020

MILAN, March 8 Italy's financial markets will open as usual on Monday, but traders are expecting a wild start to the week after the government ordered a lockdown of large parts of the north of the country, including the financial capital Milan, to fight the coronavirus.

UPDATE 4-Italy rides new year debt spree with record 30-year bond orders

15 Jan 2020

MILAN, Jan 15 Italy will print 7 billion euros ($7.8 billion) of a new 30-year BTP bond, taking advantage of market momentum for euro zone borrowers after getting record orders for the new issue.

'Tosca' with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan's La Scala at opening night

07 Dec 2019

MILAN "Tosca", Giacomo Puccini's opera about a diva prepared to do anything for love, was given a cinematic flavour as it opened La Scala's season for the first time, winning a 16-minute ovation and a stage strewn with flowers from the audience on Saturday.

Italy's League seeks to trigger elections, files censure motion

09 Aug 2019

ROME Italy's League filed a no-confidence motion to bring down its own governing coalition on Friday, a move that the party's populist chief, Matteo Salvini, hopes will trigger snap elections and install him as the nation's new leader. | Video

Salvini sprengt Italiens Regierung und will rasch Neuwahl

09 Aug 2019

Rom Italiens Vize-Regierungschef Matteo Salvini sprengt die rechtspopulistische Koalition mit den 5 Sternen und will durch eine rasche Neuwahl selbst Ministerpräsident werden.

Italian bonds sink on fresh fears that government could fall

08 Aug 2019

ROME, Aug 8 Italian bonds fell on Thursday on concerns that renewed tensions within the country's ruling coalition could lead to its collapse or a cabinet reshuffle that would see the departure of the finance minister, who is well regarded by investors.

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