Italy Financial News

Nearly 60% in southern Italy cutting back on medical spending   (ANSA) - Rome, January 9 -   More than half, or 53%, of Italians report that they are rationing their health care due to financial difficulties, with the highest numbers in southern Italy, at 59%, according to a report released on...
House prices fall for 12th consecutive quarter
Thursday, January 08TH, 2015 by
Only newly built homes buck the trend   (ANSA) - Rome, January 8   House prices in recession-hit Italy fell by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2014 with respect to the previous three months and by 3.9% over the third quarter of 2013, national statistics agency Istat said on Thursday.       This was...
Euro slips to lows not seen since March 2006
Monday, January 05TH, 2015 by
(ANSA) - Rome, January 5 2015   The euro slipped in early trading on Monday to lows not seen since 2006, touching $1.1864. The euro had not seen that low since March 2006. It soon regained some strength, trading at $1.1959 later in the morning.   The euro has been weakening since an interview with...