BRUSSELS The European Union is working on measures to compensate sectors hit by tariffs imposed by the United States over illegal EU subsidies to the aircraft industry, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday.
ROME Italy probably posted little or no economic growth in the third quarter, continuing the flat trend of the last 18 months, the Bank of Italy said on Friday.
WASHINGTON The European Commission is checking if the increase in the structural deficit in Italy's draft 2020 budget can be justified under EU budget rules, but Brussels does not want to "create a crisis" over it, Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said.
WASHINGTON The European Central Bank must be careful in lowering interest rates further given the rising risk of unintended side-effects, Italian central bank chief Ignazio Visco said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Italian luxury yacht maker Ferretti's cancellation of its initial public offering (IPO) has capped a dismal European season for stock market listings, with cautious optimism evaporating amid global trade tensions and Brexit angst.
MILAN Italy's Ferretti plans to bring on board a European private investor after abandoning a planned stock market flotation, the yachtmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.
BERLIN/ROME Alitalia's rescue hopes received a boost on Thursday with signs that Lufthansa could take a stake in the Italian carrier, while Rome agreed to a 350 million euro bridging loan to ease immediate cash worries.
MILAN An Italian judge has accepted a request by UBS to pay more than 10 million euros ((8.57 million pounds) to settle a money-laundering investigation, ending one of the Swiss bank's biggest legal headaches in Europe.
LAMPEDUSA Italy has recovered the bodies of a child and six other people from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, more than a week after a crowded migrant boat capsized off the coast of the island of Lampedusa.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Washington was in talks with "some new people" in Europe about trade issues and he hoped the discussions would be successful, as Italy's president urged Trump to avoid counterproductive tariffs.
BEIRUT Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse. | Video