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Analysis: European Commission rejects Italian budget plan

Thu, 25 Oct 2018By

Italy’s government is intent on keeping its budget promises after the European Commission rejected its draft plan, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

Altare della Patria, Rome

​Italian mandate roundup: PreviAmbiente, Previbank, Fondenergia

Wed, 24 Oct 2018By

Trio of schemes seek fund managers for ESG, multi-asset and DC portfolios

Generali HQ, Trieste, Italy

Generali Investments splits to create LDI specialist arm

Tue, 2 Oct 2018By

LDI arm separates from ‘growth engine’, which will consist of ‘unconstrained and distinctive’ strategies

Rome, Italy

Cancelling 2011 reform ‘could cost Italy €8bn’: reports

Mon, 1 Oct 2018By

Last week’s budget confirmed Italian government’s plan to roll back the Fornero reforms

US dollars

Asset management roundup: Generali backs ‘disruptive’ startup with $4bn

Fri, 21 Sep 2018By

Also: Willis Towers Watson’s AMX crosses $6bn threshold with insurance client

Italian train

Italian railways scheme launches search for private debt managers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018By

Eurofer to invest €25m as Italian schemes’ appetite for alternatives grows

Altare della Patria, Rome

€11bn Italian fund launches alternative investment tenders

Fri, 27 Jul 2018By

Fondo Pensione Previndai is seeking up to nine private equity, infrastructure and direct lending managers

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Italy's social security chair warns on pension impact of border closure

Mon, 9 Jul 2018By

Interior minister Salvini accuses Boeri of being political

Voting

Shareholders for Change gives voice to Europe’s small investors

Wed, 4 Jul 2018By

New association of small institutional investors wants to tackle niche ESG topics

Stethoscope

Italian doctors' scheme gains 4.1% as it boosts domestic assets

Tue, 3 Jul 2018By

“Portafoglio strategico Italia” takes stake in domestic bank alongside two energy firms

Milan Italy

Italian pension funds cut bonds in diversification push

Mon, 2 Jul 2018By

Occupational and personal fund investors have reduced holdings in government debt

Italy's new-look government

Quitaly? How Italy’s new leaders could redefine European politics

Fri, 1 Jun 2018By

As Italy’s government gets to work, the whole of Europe faces a period of potentially momentous change, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

President Mattarella and Prime Minister Conte

What a new Italian government means for markets

Fri, 1 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

As Giuseppe Conte is sworn in as prime minister at the end of a turbulent week in Italy, asset managers have their say

Shanghai at night

Joseph Mariathasan: Fading glories and rising stars

Mon, 30 Apr 2018By

Lessons for Italy and Europe from one of China’s growing tourist hubs

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Don’t turn a blind eye to Italian politics

March 2018 (magazine)By

This month’s Italian general election might seem another non-event from an investment standpoint, but it has long-term significance

Altare della Patria, Rome

Italy’s pensions regulator eases path for ‘direct’ fund investments

Mon, 19 Feb 2018By

Fondi negoziali no longer need full stakeholder approval to invest without an intermediary

Spain

Spanish, Italian companies weighed down by UK pension deficits

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Barnett Waddingham warns of “pronounced” pensions impact for companies with UK subsidiaries

Hurricane from space

ESG roundup: UK pension fund body warns members on climate risk

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By

Plus: Southern Europeans launch investor network, UK government backs social impact, green finance

Italian parliament

Italy considers unwinding ‘Fornero’ law’s state pension age rise

Mon, 4 Dec 2017By

Pension age changes would mean ‘irresponsible’ rise in national expenditure, warns economist

Italy: Focus on flexibility

September 2017 (Magazine)

Lawmakers in Italy are increasing flexibility of access to pensions to soften the impact of the rising retirement age and boost savings

All Latest Italy News

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Italy's public pensions: Unfinished business?

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italy’s new government plans changes to first-pillar pensions that could have a significant impact on the country’s economy

Second Pillar: A sector comes of age

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Without further measures to increase coverage, Italy’s growing second-pillar pensions will continue to represent only a relatively small share of the overall economy 

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Carlo Cottarelli: “There’s no spending your way out of debt”

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Carlo Cottarelli, Italy’s caretaker prime minister during the recent political crisis, explains why the new Italian government should avoid overspending on pensions and other key budget items

Asset Allocation: Tactics come into play

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Italian pension funds are diversifying their asset allocation in response to low yields

Fondo Pensione Byblos: Byblos writes a new chapter

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

A sector fund making bold moves in alternative investment funds

All Pensions in Italy

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Corporate reporting bodies aim for alignment on sustainability standards

Mon, 12 Nov 2018By

New two-year project responds to market demand

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Chart of the Week: Angela Merkel begins a long ‘auf wiedersehen’

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

German equity investors have enjoyed the 13 years since the chancellor first took power

Stephen Haddrill, CEO, FRC

Chief executive of audit watchdog to step down amid independent probe

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

Stephen Haddrill has led the Financial Reporting Council since 2009

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UK roundup: GMP revision costs ‘could outweigh benefits’

Fri, 2 Nov 2018By

Plus: Manchester university staff to vote on strike action over pension changes; smaller companies open to master trust switching

Accountancy

Accounting roundup: Rulemakers risk running out of time, IASB chair warns

Thu, 1 Nov 2018By

Also: UK questioned over EFRAG conflict; PIRC’s concerns over troubled bakery; FRC urges annual reports shake-up

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