DIARY- Top Economic Events to Dec 14 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks before the Economic Club of Washington- 1700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director, Information Services& Technology and Chief Information Officer, John Finch, speaks at the Computer Weekly's UKtech50- 1620 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Director of General Insurance, Chris Moulder, speaks at the...
DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 11 LONDON- Bank of England announces the results of this year's bank stress tests and publishes Financial Stability Report- 0700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney holds news conference on Bank of England's half-yearly Financial Stability Report- 0900 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank chief Ewald Nowotny to speak in parliament- 1200 GMT.
Italy says no agreement made at G20 to extend Russia sanctions ROME, Nov 26- No agreement was reached among leaders at this month's Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. "No decision regarding the sanctions was taken at the G20 in Turkey," Gentiloni told the Chamber of Deputies. Italian Prime Minister Matteo...
House OKs Syrian refugee screening bill The House passed a bill on Thursday that increases screenings and suspends the program to admit Syrian refugees into the United States.
| By: Antonia Matthews
EXCLUSIVE-Italy in talks with funds over plan to sell banks' bad loans MILAN/ ROME, Nov 19- Italy's treasury is trying to broker a deal under which specialist funds would take over bad loans from the country's banks, after the EU Commission rejected a plan involving state guarantees, two sources with knowledge of the talks said. Bad loans are expected to peak in 2017-2018 in Italy and experts warn that the price at which distressed...
| By: Francesca Landini and Giuseppe Fonte
Vivendi's move on Telecom Italia rattles local funds-source MILAN, Nov 19- Italian funds who are investors in Telecom Italia are worried that Vivendi, the. The French media group wants to increase the number of board members to 17 from the current 13 and appoint three top Vivendi executives and a French consultant as its representatives at a mid-December shareholder meeting. Vivendi replaced Telefonica as TI's single...
| By: Maria Pia Quaglia