Italy - Factors to watch on March 20
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday.
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Italian economic growth may be no more than 0.5 percent this year, employers' confederation Confindustria said on Wednesday, warning that recovery prospects were weighed down by high taxes, inefficient bureaucracy and tight credit conditions.
TELECOM ITALIA, ENI
Telecom Italia's largest shareholder, Telco, has proposed as new non-executive chairman Giuseppe Recchi, currently the chairman of energy group Eni, in a list of mostly independent candidates for the phone group's new board. Continued...