Euro Zone as a Whole

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]

Dollar struggles after biggest weekly drop in four months- G20 eyed

Dollar struggles after biggest weekly drop in four months- G20 eyed

Published 24/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar was on the back foot on Monday after sustaining its biggest weekly drop in four months last week as traders [more…]

Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar weakened against its rivals on Tuesday, heading back towards a recent three-month low before a U.S. central bank meeting gets [more…]

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Creval says to spin off bad loans, triple net profit by 2021

Published 18/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian mid-sized lender Creval said on Tuesday it would spin off its bad debts into a separate unit and sell half of [more…]

Italy PM says EU budget action could jeopardise national savings:…

Italy PM says EU budget action could jeopardise national savings:…

Published 10/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s ruling parties could expose the nation to market shocks and put its savings at risk if they were not ready to [more…]

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters) - The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are [more…]

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

Published 07/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another [more…]

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy – from their own government

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy – from their own government

Published 07/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister and economy minister have formed an unofficial alliance with the president to prevent the euro zone’s third-largest economy being [more…]

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as…

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as…

Published 07/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

Italy’s PM Conte to issue ultimatum over government on Monday: papers

Italy’s PM Conte to issue ultimatum over government on Monday: papers

Published 03/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will present an ultimatum to fractious ruling parties on Monday to speed up government action or face [more…]