CURRENCIES

THE euro climbed on Friday as traders were encouraged by improved regional economic growth data and new assurances by Italian politicians that their nation would not leave the single currency.

SO far this year, geopolitical developments have been having a significant impact on investment markets. Most of these revolve in some way around President Donald Trump and the US: with the threat of...

EUROPE'S biggest debt collector, Intrum AB, says it doesn't see the political turmoil in Italy hurting its business. ...

INVESTORS returned to the Italian government bond market on Thursday, pushing the country's borrowing costs lower, as a fresh attempt to form a government eased fears of an early election...

ITALY could be heading for new elections in autumn 2018 or early 2019. These elections may well shape up as a de facto referendum on the rules of the European Union (EU) and the euro.

NEWS ANALYSIS

It is going to be a long hot summer for the eurozone ahead of expected Italian elections in coming months.

[ROME] Italy's populist leaders, incensed by a failed bid for power, began mobilising for an early election even as premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli puts together a cabinet to present to the...

[ROME] The president of Italy, an institutionally respected figure, has limited powers but ones which have often proved crucial during political crises.