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A business capital is silenced; James Booth speaks to executives in Milan about the impact of quarantines

Mar 16, 2020 - City A.M.

MILAN is the engine of the Italian economy, home to the stock exchange, companies and banks such as Unicredit, Versace and Pirelli, and outposts of global financial institutions and multinationals. The city is also at the epicentre of Europe's virulent coronavirus outbreak which has infected almost 25,000 people in Italy and killed nearly 2,000. The wider region of Lombardy was locked down by the Italian government on 8 March, before the drastic measures were extended to the rest of the country ...