Italian bond yields fall as investors await budget clarity

By Virginia Furness LONDON, Sept 21 : Italian bond yields fell on Friday as investors awaited clarity on the 2019 budget and after the 5-Star Movement denied a report that Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio had threatened to pull his party out of the government. A report by the national statistics institute ISTAT that […]

Italian judge jails two in Nigerian oil graft case

By Emilio Parodi MILAN, Sept 20 : An Italian judge sentenced two defendants in a Nigerian corruption case to jail on Thursday in the first ruling on one of the oil industry’s biggest graft scandals. Nigerian Emeka Obi and Italian Gianluca Di Nardo were found guilty of international corruption and each given four-year jail sentences, […]

Italian bond yields dip, risk sentiment offsets budget fears for now

By Virginia Furness LONDON, Sep 20 : Italian government bond yields fell on Thursday as improved risk sentiment in global markets allowed the market to recover some ground from the previous day’s sharp sell-off. Italy’s government bond yields fell as much as five basis points across the curve, having jumped by up to 12 basis […]

Italian bond yields dip, risk sentiment offsets budget fears for now

By Virginia Furness LONDON, Sep 20 : Italian government bond yields dipped on Thursday as improved risk sentiment in global markets allowed the market to recover some ground from the previous day’s sharp sell-off. Italy’s five-year government bond yield had risen as much as 12 basis points in late trade on Wednesday for its largest […]

Alberta Ferretti’s soft-toned urban explorers open Milan Fashion Week

By Giulia Segreti MILAN, Sept 19 : The curtain went up on Milan’s fashion week on Wednesday with a soft-toned and feminine collection designed by Italy’s Alberta Ferretti with urban safari-inspired looks. For the next six days the Italian capital of fashion will host more than 140 catwalks and presentations for the spring-summer 2019 collections, […]