Berlusconi Gains in Italian Election on Tax Plan

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Andrew Davis reports that Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi Berlusconi yesterday pledged to refund tax payments on first homes from a levy imposed by Monti’s government. The announcement prompted Prime Minister Mario Monti to accuse Berlusconi of trying to buy votes. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."

VimpelCom CEO Boosts Dividend in Veon Rebranding
00:26 - Jean-Yves Charlier, chief executive officer at VimpelCom Ltd., explains the company’s decision to rebrand as Veon Ltd. as it boosts its dividend after completing a merger for its Italian business. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Source: Bloomberg)
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