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News Italy » Economy: Italy Economy Minister slams center-right plan to issue 'parallel currency'

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

ROME (Reuters) - A proposal by a center-right coalition, leading polls ahead of Italy’s election, to issue small denomination sovereign bonds, amounts to a parallel currency and would damage the public accounts, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on ...

News Italy » Economy: Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Italy's economy is forecast to grow by a decent rate of 1.5 percent this year, but that still lags the wider eurozone's estimated 2 percent. The economy is smaller than it was at the start of the economic downturn in 2008, unemployment remains at a high 10 ...

News Italy » Economy: Angry Italian Voters Get Short-Changed From a Messy Economy

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Italy’s economy is growing again, but it’s still the worst performer in the euro region, souring voters’ spirits before the March 4 election. With polls before the two-week blackout showing no overall winner, the parties are honing their pitches on ...

News Italy » Economy: Italy election 2018: How immigration and a weak economy could decide the fate of EUROPE

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Immigration has rocked Italian politics in recent years and the arrival of more than 600,000 migrants over the last four years has seen a surge in support for the country's anti-immigration parties. The shooting of five migrants by Italian far-right ...

News Italy » Economy: Banking union talks in Brussels have stalled - Italy Economy Minister

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Talks over European banking union at the bloc’s headquarters in Brussels have stalled, Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said after a meeting of EU finance ministers on Tuesday. Padoan said the question of banking union ...

News Italy » Economy: Italy's election pledges are a debt time bomb, economists warn

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Growth is the key, they say. Stimulating Italy's chronically sluggish economy will create jobs, increase tax revenues and expand GDP - and debt as a proportion of GDP will finally come down. "VERY OPTIMISTIC SCENARIOS" Carlo Cottarelli, a former Treasury ...

News Italy » Economy: Bangladesh's economy, Italy's elections & other hard numbers

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Bangladesh needs to create 2 million new jobs every year to keep up with its booming population. And Brazilians are the most worried about fake news in the world. CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer for GZero Media, Alex Kliment, takes CBSN ...

News Italy » Economy: Rugby-France beat Italy in Six Nations to end winless streak

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Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

MARSEILLE, France, Feb 23 (Reuters) - France overpowered Italy 34-17 on Friday to end an eight-game winless streak and claim their first victory in this year's Six Nations. Les Bleus, who had not won a game since beating Wales in the same competition last ...

News Italy » Economy: Five star poster boy must convince Italy he won’t trash economy

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Luigi Di Maio sits straight as a board and glances down at his notes as he aims to convince some 400 business leaders that he should become Italy’s youngest ever prime minister. The leader of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement is in Milan to ...