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Silvia Aloisi

China virus scare sends shudder through European luxury goods sector

21 Jan 2020

MILAN European luxury stocks slumped across the board on Tuesday on fears that the coronavirus virus outbreak in China could hurt sales of high-end brands that had managed to weather months of protests in Hong Kong.

Benetton holding eyes sale of 49% stake in Rome airport group: sources

17 Dec 2019

MILAN The Benetton family's holding company Edizione is ready to sell a stake of up to 49% in Rome airport operator Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) as part of an overhaul of infrastructure group Atlantia , three sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.

Battle for Mediobanca: Italy's richest man takes on seasoned CEO

13 Nov 2019

MILAN/LONDON, Nov 12 One comes from a wealthy family, attended Milan's best schools and has spent all his career engineering mergers at Mediobanca, Italy's most influential investment bank.

UniCredit sells its long-held stake in Mediobanca

06 Nov 2019

MILAN Italy's largest bank UniCredit said on Wednesday it had sold its entire 8.4% stake in investment bank Mediobanca , in a move that could shake up the country's financial landscape.

Italy's biggest bank wants to become less Italian

21 Oct 2019

MILAN The chief executive of UniCredit has a plan to revive his company's ailing share price - make it less Italian.

Italy's biggest bank wants to become less Italian

21 Oct 2019

MILAN The chief executive of UniCredit has a plan to revive his company's ailing share price - make it less Italian.

World's luxury brands count costs of Hong Kong protests

02 Oct 2019

HONG KONG/PARIS/MILAN Global luxury brands from Prada to Cartier are counting the cost to their businesses of four months of unrest in Hong Kong that has kept tourists away and forced shops to shut, with upcoming results set to reveal the damage.

Salvini's quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles

12 Aug 2019

MILAN League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the centre-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on. | Video

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