Italy’s Tria sees no obstacles to budget deal with EU

By |junij 26th, 2019|budget deficit, Eurozone, Giovanni Tria, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Italy's economy minister said on Tuesday (25 June) he was confident of reaching an agreement with the European Union over the country's budget, adding that deficit targets in a draft deal would reflect a "more than prudent" fiscal policy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Tria sees no obstacles to budget deal with EU

Italy’s Di Maio, Salvini slam EU debt warning

By |junij 6th, 2019|budget deficit, italian elections, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, populism|

Italy's populist Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday (5 June) dismissed Brussels' formal warning over the country's excessive public spending as "too easy".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Di Maio, Salvini slam EU debt warning

IMF urges France to step up reforms to rein in debt

By |junij 4th, 2019|budget deficit, Emmanuel Macron, France, IMF, News, public debt, yellow vests|

The International Monetary Fund on Monday (3 June) warned France that its public debt is "too high for comfort", calling on the nation to tackle the issue by stepping up spending reforms.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za IMF urges France to step up reforms to rein in debt

Italian PM Conte says he will resign if coalition squabbles persist

By |junij 4th, 2019|5-Star Movement, budget deficit, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News|

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday (3 June) he was ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition -- the League and the Five Star Movement -- stopped squabbling.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italian PM Conte says he will resign if coalition squabbles persist

Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt

By |maj 29th, 2019|Antonio Tajani, budget deficit, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, Sanctions, top jobs|

Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections.

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Italy’s populist leaders pledge to replace central bank’s top brass

By |februar 11th, 2019|5-Star Movement, banking supervision, Banks, budget deficit, European Commission, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, State aid|

Italy's populist leaders on Saturday (9 February) promised to replace top officials at the country's central bank, who they said must pay for failing to prevent a spate of banking scandals in which thousands lost their savings.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s populist leaders pledge to replace central bank’s top brass

Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

By |december 19th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, budget deficit, European semester, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greek lawmakers approved on Tuesday (18 December) the country's first post-bailout budget which projects a high primary surplus next year and sees a pick-up in economic growth.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

Salvini says Commission approved the Italian budget

By |december 19th, 2018|5-Star Movement, budget deficit, European semester, italian elections, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, populism|

Italy has done a deal with the European Commission over its contested 2019 budget, a spokeswoman at the Economy Ministry said on Tuesday (18 December), signaling an end to weeks of wrangling that had shaken financial markets.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Salvini says Commission approved the Italian budget

Italy’s Conte admits defeat on budget, presents new plan to EU

By |december 13th, 2018|budget deficit, European Commission, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Jean-Claude Juncker, News|

Italy has admitted defeat and agreed to change its “beautiful” budget plan to avoid the opening of a disciplinary procedure against Rome.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Conte admits defeat on budget, presents new plan to EU

Macron announces financial concessions in bid to end ‘yellow vest’ revolt

By |december 11th, 2018|budget deficit, Emmanuel Macron, Jean-Luc Melenchon, News, social unrest, Valdis Dombrovskis, yellow vests|

Embattled French President Emmanuel Macron Monday (10 December) announced a series of financial measures seeking to defuse the "yellow vest" revolt that has triggered violent protests in cities across the country.

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