The Pdl ministers allegedly quit over failure to halt a planned increase in Vat. No comment. #italy #crisis
Berlusconi’s PDL party si triggering chaos in #Italy. This is the opposite of what the country needs. #crisis
Centre-right ministers quit government of #Italy PM Letta, this means government has de facto fallen. #crisis
MILAN, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Versace expects to finalise a
shortlist for buyers interested in a minority stake in the
Italian fashion house by mid-October and decide on a partner by
the end of 2013, Chief Executive Gian Giacomo Ferraris said on
The fashion house, whose glittering gowns are worn by stars
such as Lady Gaga and Madonna, is seeking to strengthen its
balance sheet to help fund expansion in overseas markets such as
Asia before a possible listing further down the road.
Mostly women attending #wbsitaly conference on #women in business, all smartly dressed. My reality is a world of mostly men in grey suits.
#wbsitaly Mozambique oil minister, a woman, among speakers
At conference on #women in business+society. Good initiative but sad such conferences needed to explain what women are there for #wbsitaly
MILAN, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Italian investment bank
Mediobanca ended its financial year posting a net loss
on the back of heavy writedowns on equity investments such as
Telecom Italia but the market welcomed moves to clean
up its balance sheet.
Mediobanca, which has for decades played a pivotal role in
helping to forge Italian capitalism, announced in June a radical
change of strategy that will see it curb or sell stakes in some
of Italy’s biggest corporate names to focus squarely on banking.
MILAN (Reuters) – Telecom Italia has scrapped a crucial board meeting due later this week, people with knowledge of the situation said, as it buys time to figure out a new shareholder structure that could revive its fortunes after years of underperformance.
The meeting, initially set for September 19, was expected to discuss a proposal by Spanish telecoms operator Telefonica to buy out Telecom Italia’s core domestic shareholders.