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  1. Politics

    M5S grinds to a halt in Italian local elections but the race for the national vote is still open

    by Barbara Fiammeri

    IT
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    It is always misleading to extend the results of local elections to the situation at the national level. But after the first round of voting in 1,004 Italian municipalities on Sunday, the fact the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) was excluded from all run-offs in the main cities calls for some reflection. Reflection that is already underway within the party, which are also reckoning with the orthodox wing accusing the ...

  2. Markets

    The rescue of Banco Popular, a lesson that Italy has to study

    by Alessandro Graziani

    IT
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    The emergency bank rescue of Banco Popular in Spain on the part of its rival Santander highlights how decisive the time factor is for preventing a bank crisis from becoming systemic and undermining the confidence of depositors. In just a few weeks, the government and Spanish authorities reached agreement with the European Central Bank and the European Commission and together activated an emergency plan that, in full respect of EU rules and without recourse to ...

  3. Business and economy

    Qatar says will continue to invest in Italy

    by Carlo Festa and Simone Filippetti

    IT
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    Qatar Holding is ready to invest in Italy and new transactions in Europe. The decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to break off diplomatic relations with Qatar, triggered in a few hours in the Middle East, does not seem to change (at least for now) the financial strategy of the small Gulf country in the Old World. Sources close to the Doha government say that “other interesting operations in Italy will ...