Four key economic challenges facing Italy’s new government

Four key economic challenges facing Italy’s new government

Italy's Giuseppe Conte acknowledged it was a "very delicate phase" for the country as he agreed to lead a new coalition government. Here are some of the key economic challenges facing the debt-burdened nation.

Salvini dismisses Italy’s ratings downgrade, says outlook ‘stable’

Salvini dismisses Italy’s ratings downgrade, says outlook ‘stable’

Moody’s downgrades Italy credit rating on debt and deficit concerns

Moody’s downgrades Italy credit rating on debt and deficit concerns

‘Budget of change’: Italy announces plans to end austerity and rack up public debt

‘Budget of change’: Italy announces plans to end austerity and rack up public debt

Italy reassures nervous eurozone on budget plans

Italy reassures nervous eurozone on budget plans

Tutto bene: Italy seeks to reassure markets over budget

Tutto bene: Italy seeks to reassure markets over budget

Fitch ratings agency says Italian debt outlook now ‘negative’

Fitch ratings agency says Italian debt outlook now ‘negative’

What will Italy’s next government mean for its mountain of debt?

What will Italy’s next government mean for its mountain of debt?

AC Milan faces UEFA financial fair-play penalties

AC Milan faces UEFA financial fair-play penalties

Italy ‘in talks’ with EU over budget deficit

Italy ‘in talks’ with EU over budget deficit

Public intervention in Italy’s ailing banks ‘not ruled out’

Public intervention in Italy’s ailing banks ‘not ruled out’

Italy launches €5 billion fund to tackle bad debt: report

Italy launches €5 billion fund to tackle bad debt: report

Slowdown gives Italy two trillion reasons to worry

Slowdown gives Italy two trillion reasons to worry

Renzi pledges tax cuts ‘in pact with Italians’

Renzi pledges tax cuts ‘in pact with Italians’

Italy’s public debt hits new record

Italy’s public debt hits new record

Renzi ‘hopeful’ on Greek deal

Renzi ‘hopeful’ on Greek deal

‘Decisive’ Greece summit set for Sunday: Renzi

‘Decisive’ Greece summit set for Sunday: Renzi

Renzi calls for Greece talks to focus on growth

Renzi calls for Greece talks to focus on growth

Italy ‘out of firing line’ of Greek crisis fallout: PM

Italy ‘out of firing line’ of Greek crisis fallout: PM

Angry Italians lob eggs at German mission

Angry Italians lob eggs at German mission

Greece sparks Italy spat over ‘bankruptcy’ claim

Greece sparks Italy spat over ‘bankruptcy’ claim

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Italy sends mixed signals on Greek debt

Italy’s 2015 budget plans risk drawing EU fire

Italy’s 2015 budget plans risk drawing EU fire

Record in Italians signing up to pay tax

Record in Italians signing up to pay tax

New investor confidence boosts Italian economy

New investor confidence boosts Italian economy

Italy could get more time to sort out debt

Italy could get more time to sort out debt

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent

Alitalia is confident it can avoid collapse

Alitalia is confident it can avoid collapse

Italy ‘vulnerable’ without lower loan costs: PM

Italy ‘vulnerable’ without lower loan costs: PM

Italian banks must start lending: OECD

Italian banks must start lending: OECD

Alitalia ‘has other options’ than Air France

Alitalia ‘has other options’ than Air France

Telecom Italia faces tense board meeting

Telecom Italia faces tense board meeting

€5 billion boost for struggling Italian firms

€5 billion boost for struggling Italian firms

Credit situation for small companies ‘critical’

Credit situation for small companies ‘critical’

Italy risks loss of billions on derivatives

Italy risks loss of billions on derivatives

Italy ‘absolutely determined’ to avoid EU sanctions over debt: PM

Italy ‘absolutely determined’ to avoid EU sanctions over debt: PM

Salvini vows not to yield to Brussels in Italy budget dispute

Salvini vows not to yield to Brussels in Italy budget dispute

EU warns Italy over its soaring debt

EU warns Italy over its soaring debt

EU calls for ‘significant effort’ from Italy on budget

EU calls for ‘significant effort’ from Italy on budget

Italian government debt ‘reason for concern’: EU

Italian government debt ‘reason for concern’: EU

Italian debt rating downgraded to ‘stable’

Italian debt rating downgraded to ‘stable’

Italy’s banking woes won’t cause eurozone crisis: Merkel

Italy’s banking woes won’t cause eurozone crisis: Merkel

Eurogroup chief plays down Italy’s banking woes

Eurogroup chief plays down Italy’s banking woes

‘Eurozone came close to Grexit’: Renzi

‘Eurozone came close to Grexit’: Renzi

EU offers debt-hit Italy budget flexibility

EU offers debt-hit Italy budget flexibility

Only Greece tops Italy for debt: EU

Only Greece tops Italy for debt: EU

Italy ‘failing to cut debt quickly enough’

Italy ‘failing to cut debt quickly enough’