Italy Pays More to Borrow as Budget Fight Brews

Italy had to offer significantly higher interest rates to sell its bonds on Thursday, a sign of the rising anxiety surrounding Italy’s finances and its leaders’ looming clash with the European Union over its budget plans......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

Italy Tries to End Budget Fight With EU as Economy Teeters

Italy’s populist government is looking for a route out of a fight with the European Union over its budget, as the financial fallout from the clash pushes the economy to the brink of recession......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 6th, 2018

Banks Are Italy"s Weak Spot as Rome Picks Fight With EU

As Italy’s populist government approaches a showdown with the EU over its budget, financial-market tremors are hurting the country’s banking system and threatening the economic growth Rome wants to stimulate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

Italy lowers deficit target, EU sees progress on budget row

Short-dated Italian bond yields hit their lowest level in six months on Thursday after the country's government confirmed it would cut its deficit goal for 2019, potentially ending months of wrangling between Rome and Brussels. Pascale Davies reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

EU finance official says new Italian budget insufficient

Italy's populist leaders say they back a revised budget submitted by Premier Giuseppe Conte to the EU Commission, following comments by the EU's top finance official that the changes are "insufficient.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2018

Italy Trims Spending Plans in Bid to Avoid EU Discipline

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Italy will target a smaller budget deficit for next year in a bid to avoid being disciplined by the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Theresa May now looking likely to survive today"s no-confidence motion

Reuters reporting 158 MPs now publicly supporting the UK PM ahead of 1pmET vote. Results expected at 4pmET.Bloomberg reporting Italy will present 2.0% budget deficit target to EU today. Italys Conte to meet EUs Juncker at 10amET.USDCAD .....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesDec 12th, 2018

Market Extra: Will EU treat Italy more leniently as France’s Macron risks breaching fiscal rules?

Some investors and politicians wonder if the European Union will ease pressure on Italy over its deficit-busting budget as France risks breaching the EU’s fiscal rules......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

Europe Has A New Problem: Macron"s "Populism" To Blow Out French Budget Deficit Far Beyond Italy"s

As if Brussels didn't have its hands full already with Italy and the UK, the European Union will soon be forced to rationalize why one of its favorite core members is allowed to pur.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 2018

Fight for Our Border Security Has Not Ended

Fight for Our Border Security Has Not Ended US lawmakers worked out a 2-week extension on budget talks and averted a government shutdown while the funeral proceedings.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 4th, 2018

Italy Backs Down: Yields Slide As Populists Cave On Deficit Target

Update: In a statement from the Italian economy ministry, Tria said he and the European Commission Vice Chairman Valdis Dombrovskis are looking to strike a deal on the Italian budget. The u.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 3rd, 2018

Pimco Extracts Its Pound of Flesh From Italy

It’s hard not to have sympathy for UniCredit as it tries to satisfy EU capital demands just as its funding costs soar because of Italy’s budget battle......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 28th, 2018

EU Delegates Reportedly Approve Plan To Levy Billions Of Euros In Fines Against Italy

For a brief moment on Tuesday, it looked as if the populists running Italy's government had finally blinked in their monthslong budget standoff with the European Commission. Deputy Prime Ministe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 27th, 2018

Italian government indicates willingness to amend budget

Italy's government borrowing costs are easing — a sign of investor relief — after the government indicated it is considering changes to the draft budget rejected by the EU's executive body......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

Leveraged Europe Bull ETF Gains as Italy Softens Stance on Budget

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Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 26th, 2018

Markets cheer at hints of Italian budget breakthrough

Italy's governing coalition may reduce next year's budget deficit target to as.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

Italy To Change Budget Stance Lifts Risk Appetite

Italy To Change Budget Stance Lifts Risk Appetite.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 26th, 2018

Italy"s leader to EU: we won"t budge on debt-swelling budget

Italy's leader says the government won't budge on its debt-swelling budget plans as he heads to Brussels for European Union talks......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 24th, 2018

Italy"s Big Budget Is Taking a Toll on Business

Company loans are becoming more costly after the government’s generous spending prompted investors to demand higher risk premiums on Italian bonds, raising banks’ borrowing costs......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

EU moves to discipline Italy over budget, Rome stays defiant

The European Commissi.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 21st, 2018

The European Union just rejected Italy"s budget for a 2nd time — and now Rome is facing a huge fine


Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2018