[MILAN] US asset manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, raising the prospect that Rome could be drawn into a costly state bailout.

ITALY may be forced to freeze some of its planned public expenditures this year as the country's growth is slower than forecast, European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said on...

[ROME] China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan could be good news for Italy, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday, confirming that he might sign an accord with Chinese...

[BENGALURU] Italy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding to become a part of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by the end of March, a move which has drawn critical reaction from the...

ITALY is preparing to sell as much as 1.8 billion euros (S$2.8 billion) of state-owned real estate as it seeks to rein in soaring debt, people with knowledge of the plan said.

BERKSHIRE Hathaway's real estate brokerage is pushing into Italy, just a year after making its first overseas venture....

[ROME] Italy's government survived 2018 -- passing its budget at the eleventh hour -- but don't be surprised if in 2019 the uneasy populist alliance falls apart, ushering an early election.

WITH his portly frame, bushy white beard and twinkling eyes, Italian toymaker and puppeteer Mario Collino could be a stand-in for Father Christmas.

[BRUSSELS] The EU and Italy on Wednesday called a truce in their bitter row over Rome's disputed 2019 budget, as the populist government accepted to put off signature reforms.

[MILAN] Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will spend more than 5 billion euros (S$7.8 billion) on the carmaker's factories in Italy, shoring up its struggling European business by focusing on more in-...