[FRANKFURT] The European Central Bank singled out Italy as an example of how quickly investors lose confidence in a government if they're confronted with policy uncertainty, as it said the risks...

[BRUSSELS] European Union governments' delegates are set to back on Thursday the European Commission's disciplinary move against Italy over its debt, according to two EU sources and a...

[ROME] Consumer and business confidence in Italy dropped in November as the country's populist government tussled with Brussels over its big-spending budget plans...

[ROME] Italy's governing coalition may reduce next year's budget deficit target to as low as 2 per cent of gross domestic product to avoid disciplinary action from Brussels, two government...

COMMENTARY

IN Europe, hardly anyone has a good word to say about Italy's upstart ruling coalition, which comprises the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) and the nationalist League party. The only...

ITALY'S markets shrugged off the European Union's first step towards imposing fines on the nation over its budget on hope there might still be room for dialogue...

NEWS ANALYSIS

A CORPORATE battle at Telecom Italia SpA shows why it's tough to be an investor in Italy these days. The government is interfering with a private company to get hold of its most prized asset:...

[WASHINGTON] Italy's fiscal stimulus plans would leave the country vulnerable to higher interest rates that could ultimately plunge it into recession, the International Monetary Fund warned on...

[FRANKFURT] Italy's budget crisis is raising broader concerns about the sustainability of its public debt and risks spreading turbulence to others, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de...