Retail demand for the BTP Italia was weak compared to previous issues, but this should not be a surprise. It is hard (not to say impossible) to convince an Italian retail investor to buy an eight year maturity with a real coupon rate at 0.35%
For the first time, international tourists will have a chance to book an online visit to one of the places of artisan mastery in Florence, accompanied by a qualified guide: perfume, jewelry, embroidery, leather, shoes and silver, either with half-day or full-day tours, writes Silvia Pieraccini
After a lengthy period of isolation, this valley where German settlers migrated in the 1200s has decided to make itself known. Visitors can tour everything from Roman-era smelting mines to World War I trenches, as well as museums about the local culture, writes Augusto Grandi
Etihad's Alitalia has had to pay the bill for the sponsorship of FC soccer club Internazionale that had been agreed by the previous management, when the company’s president was Roberto Colaninno, writes Gianni Dragoni
Italy’s 2017 budget disregards its previous EU commitments. Yet Brussels is sensitive to Italy’s political and economic situation and doesn’t want to create a backlash ahead of the December referendum. Does the Commission want to continue playing the role of Italy's punching ball?