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      Assets in Italian funds fall sharply

      The assets of the largest funds tracking the Italian markets have fallen sharply since the beginning of the year as the...

    2. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Vodafone reports better than expected underlying growth

      Organic service revenue growth at Vodafone surpassed expectations in the first quarter despite a 3.2 per cent decline...

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    1. July 21, 2016

      Italy air traffic control sale set to land €750m

      Enav, Italy’s state-owned air traffic control operator, priced its initial public offering at €3.30 per share on...

    2. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      European bank stocks soar on Draghi public rescue hopes

      Watch them go. Mario Draghi’s suggestion that the eurozone’s financial system may need a “public backstop” for...

    3. The World

      July 21, 2016

      ECB July rate decision - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 14:56 on 21 Jul 2016.The European Central Bank’s governing council met today to...

    4. Brussels Blog

      July 21, 2016

      Brussels briefing: State of emergency

      No relent in European news overnight. One state of emergency was declared in Turkey – suspending rights and giving...

    5. FT Data

      July 21, 2016

      Why Italy’s housing crisis matters

      Seven years after the financial crisis, Italy’s property market has still not recovered. House prices in the country...

    6. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      European Central Bank meeting - what to expect

      The European Central Bank’s governing council is meeting today to discuss whether to alter its monetary policy mix....

    7. July 21, 2016

      Global disorder: from Donald Trump to the South China Sea

      Donald Trump is confirmed as the Republican nominee for US president. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president,...

    8. July 21, 2016

      Five Star Movement calls on Brussels to approve Italy bank rescue

      The leader of the populist Five Star Movement in the Italian parliament has called on Brussels to allow public money to...

    9. July 20, 2016

      Italy eyes private deal to bail out bank

      Italy is eyeing a “private sector” solution to rescue Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy’s third-largest bank by assets,...

    10. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Italian bank shares rise amid 'last ditch' MPS bailout plan

      Shares in Italy’s battered banking sector are climbing this afternoon amid reports that Rome is planning a last-ditch...

    11. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Renzi steps up private sector clean up of Monte Paschi

      Italy is accelerating its search for a private sector solution to bail out the world’s oldest surviving lender ahead...

    12. Brussels Blog

      July 20, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The forgotten crisis

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. The flow of people into Greece may have stopped, but...

    13. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Italian banks slip as EU court backs bail-ins

      Italian bank stocks took another hit on Tuesday after the EU’s highest court ruled European taxpayers should not be on...

    14. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      BAML Investor Survey: Signs of stress in 7 charts

      Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey has just been published and it makes for fairly...

    15. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Eurozone cuts growth forecasts after Brexit

      The eurozone could suffer a 0.5 percentage point hit to GDP growth next year, as the single currency area is hit by the...

    16. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      EU court backs Slovenian bank 'bail-in'

      EU taxpayers can be shielded from the cost of rescuing failing banks, the European Union’s top court has said, in a...

    17. July 18, 2016

      Fury and despair at Italy’s fatal train crash

      Twenty minutes before noon on Tuesday July 12, a loud blast rang through an olive grove outside Corato, a town in the...

    18. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Banks haul European stocks into the red

      European stocks have taken a turn for the worse, hauled into the red by banks after making a promising start at the...

    19. July 17, 2016

      Gossip magazine group buys newspaper rival RCS Mediagroup

      A gossip magazine owner and former employee of Silvio Berlusconi has become the owner of Italian national newspaper...

    20. Fast FT

      July 16, 2016

      What the turmoil in Turkey means for oil

      The turmoil in Turkey has implications for global oil markets, because of the country’s strategic position on energy...

    21. July 15, 2016

      A cottage only accessible by sea in San Fruttuoso, Italy

      Two red circles stare out at me from the gnarled black trunk of a stumpy tree. Eyes. A face. It seems to look me over...

    22. July 15, 2016

      Exploiting the fine print of EU rules to save Italy’s banks

      Wriggle room was an issue much debated by investors in Europe’s banks this week: can Italy use as much as €40bn of...

    23. July 15, 2016

      European equity funds see record withdrawals

      European equity funds suffered their largest withdrawals on record in the past week as a crisis consuming the Italian...

    24. July 14, 2016

      Race on to buy two rescued regional Italian banks

      Investors are jostling for position to buy two regional Italian lenders taken over recently by the country’s bank...

    25. July 14, 2016

      Post-Brexit sentiment faces test with Italian junk bond sale

      Sales of junk bonds and the launch of an initial public offering by Italian companies are set to provide the latest...

    26. July 14, 2016

      The role of retail investors in Italian banking woes: a Q&A

      Italy’s banks are being challenged by a rising tide of non-performing loans, and caught in the middle are retail...

    27. July 13, 2016

      Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies in prison aged 83

      Bernardo Provenzano, one of Italy’s most notorious Mafia bosses, has died at the age of 83, after participating in some...

    28. July 13, 2016

      In charts: Italy’s banking crisis

      Italy’s banks are at the centre of a storm. After the drama of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the Italian banking...

    29. Datawatch

      July 13, 2016

      Datawatch: European house prices

      House prices in the EU rose at an annual rate of four per cent in the first quarter of this year, but with big...

    30. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      'Collapse' in business confidence after Brexit - Credit Suisse

      Corporate sentiment in the UK has “deteriorated out of all recognition” in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to a...

    31. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Dani Rodrik: The abdication of the Left. - Creating a virtual economy, Pokémon Go trading...

    32. July 12, 2016

      Twenty killed in head-on train crash near Bari in southern Italy

      Two regional trains packed with people collided on a single track stretching through an olive grove in southern Italy,...

    33. July 12, 2016

      Weak growth is Italy’s fundamental problem

      Matteo Renzi is fighting on all fronts. A fragile economic recovery and the ongoing refugee crisis have fuelled public...

    34. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Euroscepticism could help Italian banks - S&P

      Standard & Poor’s has suggested that “rising euroscepticism” in Europe could provide Italy with bargaining power when...

    35. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Unicredit to sell up to 10% of Poland's Bank Pekao

      Unicredit plans to sell up to 10 per cent of Bank Pekao SA as the Italian bank pushes ahead with its drive to raise...

    36. FT Alphaville

      July 12, 2016

      Saving Italy's banks

      How long has the Italian banking system been in trouble? Seriously? Why has no-one supposedly in charge come up with a...

    37. July 12, 2016

      Unicredit jumps 10%; Italian banks rally

      Unicredit shares have leapt more than 10 per cent today, leading a broad rally for Italian banks with its biggest rise...

    38. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      AMC to buy Odeon for £921m in biggest UK post-Brexit deal

      Coming soon to a theatre near you: Brexit – the bargain hunters awaken. AMC Entertainment, the US cinema chain...

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