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Vatican's new financial regulator vows transparency

03 Jul 2020

VATICAN CITY The Vatican's new financial regulator says he is confident that the days when the Holy See would "wash dirty laundry" in private are over and that Pope Francis' recent spending rules are a sea change in transparency.

Monte dei Paschi CEO says COVID-19 heightens need for fast solution for bank

07 May 2020

MILAN Monte dei Paschi CEO Marco Morelli on Thursday called on Italy's government to quickly find a long-term solution for the state-owned bank as the coronavirus crisis adds to the challenges facing mid-sized lenders.

RPT-INSIGHT-Italy wants to reopen. Businesses ask: where's the money?

28 Apr 2020

AMELIA, Italy, April 27 When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Roberto Ferraro to shut the patisserie he runs in Amelia, a scenic hilltop town in central Italy, he had just rented out a new site to increase production of ice cream and start selling it abroad.

Italy wants to reopen. Businesses ask: where's the money?

27 Apr 2020

AMELIA, Italy When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Roberto Ferraro to shut the patisserie he runs in Amelia, a scenic hilltop town in central Italy, he had just rented out a new site to increase production of ice cream and start selling it abroad. | Video

Italy's banks under fire over laborious rollout of state-backed loans

22 Apr 2020

ROME Italy's banks came under fire at a parliamentary hearing on Wednesday where they faced accusations of hampering the rollout of state-guaranteed loans to businesses hit by the coronavirus.

Italy readies incentives to spur demand for retail bonds -source

17 Apr 2020

* Italy ramps up spending to fight impact of the new coronavirus

Italy's banks weigh legal risks of granting state-backed loans

17 Apr 2020

MILAN, April 17 Italy's banks are wary of legal risks they could face in lending money under a state guarantee scheme set up to offset the impact of the coronavirus crisis, industry sources said, potentially delaying a key measure to prop up the ailing economy.

Italy may be on wrong path in fighting coronavirus contagion - scientist

30 Mar 2020

ROME Italy's measures to halt coronavirus contagion do not seem to be working and it should change its strategy by setting up centres to separate people with suspected symptoms from their families, a prominent Italian scientist said on Monday.

Italy may be on wrong path in fighting coronavirus contagion - scientist

30 Mar 2020

ROME Italy's measures to halt coronavirus contagion do not seem to be working and it should change its strategy by setting up centers to separate people with suspected symptoms from their families, a prominent Italian scientist said on Monday.

Ready to do everything it takes, ECB steps up Italian bond buys

19 Mar 2020

FRANKFURT/ROME The European Central Bank is ready to do everything in its power to ease market turmoil, a top executive said on Wednesday, as the bank stepped up purchases of Italian bonds to stem the biggest sell-off since the euro zone's debt crisis.

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