Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.
Europe's markets end the week down ahead of politically-charged weekend.
The leading US index rallies instead of the expected Trump post-election meltdown. Shares in banks, construction and defence rise, tech shares fall.
European shares were down early on Wednesday in the wake of the shock election result in the US but then rallied
With the United States set to elect a new president, Business Line looks at the economic background to the vote and its consequences.
US financial markets showed little reaction to the FBI investigating more emails linked to Hillary Clinton's use of a private computer server.
Samsung says will take a hit to its operating profit of about 2.7 billion euros in the next two quarters from scrapping the Note 7 smartphone.
Snapchat has moved closer to an initial public offering of shares having reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to run the sale.
The pound suffered a massive temporary loss in value overnight, diving 10 percent against the dollar in just minutes - a so-called flash crash.
Deutsche Bank's shares bounced back on Friday after a media report it was close to settling with US authorities over alleged misselling of mortgage-backed securities.
Deutsche Bank shares continued their gyrations - down nearly nine percent at one stage on Friday on fears about its stability.
Commerzbank has confirmed it will reduce its workforce by more than a fifth - cutting 9,600 jobs as it faces a slump in earnings.
Oil producers in the OPEC cartel have agreed they need to cut production to address a supply glut and lift prices - but the devil is in the details.
Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.
European stock markets are suffering a nervous Monday as investors sold off energy company and bank shares - with Deutsche Bank the biggest loser.
Monday was a rough day for the world's financial markets amid fears that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates again as early as next week.
Samsung Electronics' shares rose on Monday despite the anticipated losses from the recall of 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones in 10 countries after the batteries in some caught fire or exploded.
UK finance minister Philip Hammond has welcomed the stimulus measures announced by the Bank of England; in reaction London's FTSE 100 share index rose and the pound fell in value.
Former rogue UBS trader Kweku Adoboli warns banks are still pressuring employees to make profits "no matter what" and his crimes could be repeated.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy could be given further stimulus if the Brexit vote starts to have a negative impact.
Ratings agency S&P has cut Turkey's credit rating due to rising political uncertainty. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said domestic and international investors shouldn't be concerned.
Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported better then expected Q2 sales. Swiss drugmaker Roche also beat market expectations.
In this edition of Business Line we look at the role of Bank of England governor Mark Carney as he tries to calm the financial world following the Brexit vote.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has addressed the effects of the Brexit vote on his country, pledging to use all available policy tools to help its economy grow.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union is threatening the planned merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse though the LSE says it remains on track.
Share prices in London and around Europe bounced back after the hammering they have taken since Friday.