Tag Archive: Politics

Oct 07

Is China set to join Russia and Iran in support of Syria?

“The pro-Assad Al-Masdar (citing an unnamed SAA “senior officer”), said Chinese “personnel and aerial assets” are set to arrive within weeks”, Tyler Durden reported on ZeroHedge two weeks ago. “Beijing has taken decision to take part in combating IS and sent its vessels to the Syrian coast. (…) It is known, that China has joined …

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Apr 30

Are the Greek Government’s goals so far from Troika’s?

“The current disagreements with our partners are not unbridgeable. Our government is eager to rationalize the pension system (for example, by limiting early retirement), proceed with partial privatization of public assets, address the non-performing loans that are clogging the economy’s credit circuits, create a fully independent tax commission, and boost entrepreneurship. The differences that remain …

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Oct 29

Italy’s world records #5

Last available data from national and international bodies confirm the decline of Italy. GDP dropped at ninth place in the world and an array of negative records are declared by major authorities in these days. Actual jobless people, including those  “discouraged” who are not actively looking for jobs, is around 6 million which is double …

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Jun 23

Self-fulfilling prophecies

Italy seizing up in a Mediobanca Security report to its customers, uncovered by ilfattoquotidiano.it.   Mediobanca Securities report from ilfattoquotidiano The Country is also in the “blacklist” of European peripheral States —Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy—  where Constitutions with “a strong socialist influence” might put them at the center of the debt crisis, a J. …

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Mar 03

Finance ‘votes’ for Grillo and Berlusconi

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

A pre-electoral report by Mediobanca Securities forecasted the incredible results of Mr Grillo and Mr Berlusconi in the Italian vote of 24-25 February 2013, and indicated it as the best scenario for financial operators worldwide (read the scoop by Il Sole 24 Ore on 18th February 2013). “Paradoxically, the worst case scenario could actually become …

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Jan 22

Is Mr Monti right for Italy?

The Italian Premier has been defined as “ineffective” by Financial Times, yesterday, and replies today. He may remember when the international press (The Economist) defined Berlusconi as “unfit” to rule Italy with different motivations and the same fate in the attempt to introduce laissez-faire economics in Italy.  

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Oct 02

Italy’s world records -#4

Corruption costs Italy €50-60 billion in terms of GDP loss per year. That’s around €600 billion not spent on services in Italy in the last 10 years, Libera NGO reports. 12% of Italians have been asked for bribes in 2012, with financial outflows around €10 billion decreasing productivity by 6%. The reports bursts into the …

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