The Bank of Italy will publish the results of stress tests of the nation’s banks so the public can know the financial strength of their lenders and investors may better understand what they are buying, the central bank’s governor, Mario Draghi , said.
Edison SpA , Italy’s second-largest power producer, is weighing a capital increase of more than 1 billion euros ($1.32 billion) to strengthen its balance sheet as unprofitable gas-supply contracts threaten to further erode earnings, said people with direct knowledge of the situation.
Enel Green Power SpA will kick off Europe’s biggest initial public offering since 2007 next week, aiming to attract investors by offering dividends that are above average for the renewable energy industry.
S.S. Lazio SpA is the surprise leader of Italy’s Serie A soccer league and the best performer on the FTSE Italia all-share index this year. No analysts follow the stock and money managers say erratic earnings make the company a risky investment.
Eni SpA , the Italian oil producer that’s drilled in Libya during the whole of Muammar Qaddafi ’s 41-year rule, is the foreign company with most to lose as violence escalates and the regime threatens to unravel.