Luigi Di Maio

Italian Bonds Decline After Tria's Future Is Thrown Into Doubt

Italian bonds fell on concern that Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, whose appointment brought a relative calm to the nation’s markets, may be forced …

Five Star Movement

Italian government has reached agreement on CDP nominations: source

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government has reached a deal on who should take charge of state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), a government source said on Friday, ending weeks of tension over the sensitive appointments.<p>The source said the accord was reached following a meeting between Prime …

World News

Italy Populists Fight Finance Chief on Bank CEO, Repubblica Says

Italian Deputy Prime Ministers Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio are joining forces in a fight with Finance Minister Giovanni Tria over who will lead …

Giuseppe Conte

Italy deputy PM denies demanding economy minister resignation

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Friday denied newspaper reports that he had demanded the resignation of Economy Minister Giovanni Tria if Tria did not back government nominees to head key companies.<p>Italian bond yields rose and equities sold off after local media …

World News

Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada - deputy PM

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Italian Minister of Labor and Industry Luigi Di Maio speaks at the Italian Business Association Confcommercio meeting in …

Free Trade

Italy still waiting for apology from France's Macron: Deputy PM

ROME: Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday (Jun 14) he still expects French President Emmanuel Macron to apologise for …

François Hollande

Italy's 5-Star leader says government will not raise sales tax

ROME (Reuters) - The newly installed Italian government will not raise sales taxes, Italy’s deputy prime minister and head of the 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Thursday.<p>Italian Minister of Labor and Industry Luigi Di Maio speaks at the Italian Business Association Confcommercio meeting in …

World News

Italy's new government will overhaul Renzi labor reform, minister says

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s new anti-establishment government will change the labor reform introduced by the previous administration, Labour and Industry Minister Luigi di Maio said.<p>FILE PHOTO: Italy's Minister of Labor and Industry Luigi Di Maio gestures next to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini …

World News

Italy's new government will overhaul Renzi labour reform, minister says

MILAN: Italy's new anti-establishment government will change the labour reform introduced by the previous administration, Labour and Industry …

Italy

Conte Accepts Offer to Form New Italian Government

Giuseppe Conte accepted an offer to form a new Italian government, Bloomberg News reports. The new government will be sworn in Friday at 4 p.m. local …

Giuseppe Conte

Italy's 5-Star chief appeals to League to back down on Savona

ROME (Reuters) - The leader of Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Wednesday appealed to the far-right League to drop its insistence that euroskeptic economist Paolo Savona should be economy minister in a government of the two parties.<p>FILE PHOTO: Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement leader …

Italy

Italy's 5-star leader says president should be impeached

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s 5-star leader Luigi Di Maio on Sunday said President Sergio Mattarella should be impeached for betraying the state because of his rejection of a eurosceptic as economy minister.<p>Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio speaks following a talk with Italian …

Italy

Italy Falls Into Political Chaos as Populists Slam President

Italy sank deeper into political turmoil as populist leaders pulled the plug on their attempt to form a government after the president rejected the …

Business

Mainstream media lose their marbles over Italy's new anti-establishment coaliton

The new Eurosceptic, anti-establishment, anti-mass migration coalition in Italy between Matteo Salvini’s Lega and Luigi Di Maio’s Five Star Movement …

Mainstream Media

Italy's Di Maio Proposes Law Professor Conte For Premiership

Luigi Di Maio, leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement, said he had proposed Giuseppe Conte, a Florence law professor with no …

Italy

Little known law professor put forward as Italian prime minister

The two populist parties who have agreed a program for a new Italian government have nominated a law professor, Giuseppe Conte, as prime …

Luigi Di Maio

Italian Markets Rocked by Reality

Five Star’s Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini of the League have agreed to a coalition deal to govern Italy. Italian bond yields jumped with the …

Luigi Di Maio

Italy’s Five Star Says Final Government Plan Agreed

Thursday May 17, 2018<p>Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2018-05-17T11:34:33.000Z<p>Eric Coleman TOPLive Editor<p>Welcome to TOPLive. Populists in Italy …

Italy

Five Star's Italy Coalition Deal Still Needs Prime Minister

Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio said Italy’s populist parties have yet to agree on a candidate for prime minister though most of the outstanding …

Europe

New Italian government put on hold as 'key issues' remain unresolved

Cracks appeared in a nascent coalition between Italy's nationalist and anti-establishment political forces on Monday after League leader Matteo …

Italy

Italian Populist Leaders Forge Ahead With a Govt. Agenda

Italy’s populist leaders Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini forged ahead with a government agenda in marathon talks, while President Sergio Mattarella …

Europe

Italy’s Five Star insists on online vote as price of populist coalition

Europe

Italy president proposes 'neutral' govt to rule through 2018

ROME (AP) — Italy's president on Monday proposed a "neutral" government to lead the country until the end of the year after declaring there was no hope now for a workable political alliance and that Italy can't wait any longer for leadership.<p>Two months after the inconclusive March 4 election, …

News

Stalemate in government talks pushes Italy's Five-Star to call for snap election

The leader of Italy's anti-establishment Five-Star Movement on Monday called for early elections in June, saying efforts to form a coalition after last month's inconclusive vote had got nowhere.<p>"At this point for me there is no other solution, we have to go back to the polls as soon as possible," …

Europe

Tiny Italian region turns into political battleground

Party leaders including Five Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio are campaigning in the southern region of Molise before a regional poll. The push comesl …

Five Star Movement

Italy opens political talks on forming new government

Italian President Sergio Mattarella is opening formal consultations to see if any party or coalition can muster support to form a government after the country's inconclusive March 4 elections.<p>Consultations open Wednesday with the parliament speakers followed by parties with the least political …

Europe

Italy elects parliament speakers, kicks off govt transition

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni formally resigned Saturday following the election of new parliament speakers, but was immediately asked …

Europe

Fioramonti may get the chance to put his theories into practice | Financial Times

Sir, Like many Financial Times readers following the recent Italian elections and the rise of Five Star I have been rather sceptical about their …

Green Economy

Much Ado, Nothing New

Many in the financial world had been sitting around waiting. We had a new Chairman of the Fed, after all, and who knew, he might say some something …

Business

Five Star’s “just fix it!” politics and the new age of digital populism

In the Italian election, Five Star made radical and exciting promises – like a monthly universal basic income of around €780.<p>One evening in 2004, …

Opinion (UK)