1. Business & Economy

    MPS Bank unveils its 2017-2019 industrial plan, after stock jumps 56%

    by Marco Ferrando

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena today will raise the curtain on its quarterly earnings and on the industrial plan. Last week the stock has jumped 56%, bringing the bank’s capitalization back to €800 million. The market is clearly awaiting the plan, expected to focus on cutting costs. Also the presence of an alternative presented by Corrado Passera was welcomed as good news

  2. The week ahead in business and finance
    Business & Economy

    The week ahead in business and finance

    by Claudio Celio

    This week macroeconomic data focus on Industrial turnover and orders and retail trade for August 2016, and business and consumer confidence for October. The Treasury will test the euro area government bond primary market with a short term auction and a medium-to-long term auction

  3. The week ahead in Parliament

    The week ahead in Parliament

    by Roberto Turno

    After a long delay, this week the 2017 Budget Law should finally arrive in Parliament. The text will be scrutinized by the Chamber of Deputies, where the parliamentary session on the budget package can begin. The Senate will discuss the post August earthquake decree law

  4. Wood panels, the best opportunities are in northern Africa
    Business & Economy

    Wood panels, the best opportunities are in northern Africa

    by Giovanna Mancini

    The African continent, its northern states in particular, show great potential for the sector. So four italian companies - Fantoni, Frati, Saib and Saviola - have launched a project to involve African operators and technicians on panel production methods, together with the European Panel Federation