Topic: Silvio Berlusconi
With high debt but a primary budget surplus, Italy must enact growth policies to avoid euro crisis, an economist says. Italy's new prime minister may not have much time to enact reforms.
11/16/2011 09:31 am
China has stressed it will not be a savior to Europe as President Hu Jintao embarks on an official visit to the continent
11/01/2011 02:55 pm
Interest rates rise to record 6.06 percent for 10-year Italian bonds. High interest rates signal market skepticism that Italy will cut spending and balance its budget by 2013.
10/30/2011 08:35 pm
The euro debt crisis deal reached in Brussels is stirring cautious optimism in the Asian and European markets. But the specifics have yet to be worked out.
10/27/2011 11:16 am
At a summit Wednesday, leaders of the eurozone inched forward to resolve a crisis that could ricochet around the world. Slowly they are being pushed into more European unity.
10/26/2011 06:04 pm
Stock futures down slightly for the Dow, S&P. But NASDAQ stock futures rise as Asia and Europe post gains.
10/24/2011 09:40 am
Tunisian elections: Islamist party Nahda is set to do well in today's historic election in Tunisia, which will be a litmus test for the Arab Spring.
10/23/2011 09:03 am
Rome riots erupted this weekend during a global 'Day of Rage,' a protest denouncing capitalism, inequality and economic crisis. In Rome, protesters torched cars, attacked banks and hurled rocks.
10/17/2011 09:58 am
The Italian parliament continues to support the government of prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, but only by the narrowest of margins.
10/14/2011 10:41 am
Politics aside, however, the Amanda Knox case also highlights mounting public frustration with a judicial system seen as deeply flawed.
10/05/2011 02:27 pm