1. EU’s emergency fund of little use without budget flexibility
    European View

    EU’s emergency fund of little use without budget flexibility

    by Dino Pesole

    IT
    24 Analysis

    Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan (pictured right) and Pierre Moscovici, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, met yesterday in Davos. Italy asks for more margins of manoeuver in order to be able to invest in programs aimed at securing the Italian territory

  2. The story behind Nigel Oakes, Trump’s weapon of mass persuasion
    Politics

    The story behind Nigel Oakes, Trump’s weapon of mass persuasion

    by Claudio Gatti

    An investigation conducted by Il Sole 24 Ore and published today in Germany by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung shows that for the last three decades Oakes has been a visionary salesman. And today marks his greatest day as also thanks to him Donald Trump will become the new US President

  3. Milan stocks end higher as FCA and the banking sector gain traction
    Markets

    Milan stocks end higher as FCA and the banking sector gain traction

    by Cheo Condina

    UBI Banca rose 7.33% after announcing on Wednesday evening that is has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Nuova Banca delle Marche, Nuova Banca dell'Etruria e del Lazio and Nuova Cassa di Risparmio di Chieti, the three banks “rescued” at the end of 2015