1. Business & Economy

    Telecom Italia CEO Cattaneo sees content and high speed network in the company’s future

    by  Alessandro Plateroti

    Italy’s largest phone operator Telecom Italia CEO Flavio Cattaneo (pictured) talks in this exclusive interview with Il Sole 24 Ore-ItalyEurope24 about the new alliance with Fastweb, competition with Enel, his relationship with controlling shareholder Vincent Bolloré and the possibility of a future deal with tv broadcaster Mediaset

    Imagoeconomica
  2. Italy’s Atlante 2 fund plans to buy NPLs, starting with MPS
    Markets

    Atlante 2 fund plans to buy NPLs, starting with MPS

    by Luca Davi and Marco Ferrando

    Atlante 2 fund plans to focus on non performing loans, paying up to 32% of book value, according to a document being distributed to potential investors seen by Il Sole 24 Ore-ItalyEurope24

  3. Milan stocks: Telecom Italia and STM lead the market higher, FCA and UniCredit lag behind
    Markets

    Milan stocks: Telecom Italia and STM lead the market higher, FCA and UniCredit lag behind

    by Guido Maurino

    Monte dei Paschi gained 2.94% as the market seems to appreciate the steps taken to secure the bank. According to media reports, MPS is preparing to announce, perhaps on Friday after the release of the results of the stress tests, a plan for the sale of €10 billion of net non-performing loans which would pave the way to a capital increase for up to €5 billion

  4. Renzi and May  pledge to work together to maintain strong relationships in the wake of Brexit
    Politics

    Renzi and May pledge to work together to maintain strong relationships in the wake of Brexit

    by Alessia Tripodi

    Regarding negotiations with Europe in the wake of Brexit, the British Prime Minister Theresa May (pictured left with Italy PM Renzi) said that “we should be developing the model that suits the United Kingdom and the European Union. Not adopting, necessarily, a model that is on the shelf already.”

  5. Business & Economy

    Leather goods exports hold up in crisis, thanks to Europe and Japan

    Exports of Italian-made leather goods were flat amid an uncertain economic scenario in the first quarter, totalling €1.6 billion. These estimates by Aimpes (the association representing leather goods companies), were released at the presentation of Mipel-The Bag Show, running September 3-6, at the Milano-Rho Fair, Marta Casadei writes