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Italy ‘faces financial storm’ over Berlusconi

Monday, August 26, 2013

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A demonstration in support of Silvio Berlusconi outside his home in Rome, on August 4, 2013

Instability in Italy over Silvio Berlusconi's future could trigger early elections next year and punish the country on the financial markets starting this week, a top US economist warned on Monday.

UK hands Libor supervision to NYSE Euronext

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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The NYSE Euronext logo pictured at the Euronext office in Paris on May 23, 2013

Britain will hand over supervision of Libor interest rate-setting to stock exchange operator NYSE Euronext, after last year's interbank rate-rigging scandal, the Treasury said on Tuesday.

China interbank rates fall, easing credit crunch fears

Friday, June 21, 2013

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A migrant worker is seen passing by the People's Bank of China in Beijing, on May 1, 2013

The interest rate China's banks charge to lend money to each other fell sharply on Friday, easing fears of a liquidity shortage after hitting record highs.

‘Italian job’ faces ECB at policy meeting, analysts say

Sunday, March 3, 2013

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Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti pauses while addressing the European Competition Forum on February 28, 2013

Concerns that political gridlock in Italy could reignite the sovereign debt crisis and choke off tentative green shoots of recovery look set to dominate a European Central Bank meeting this week, analysts say.

British bond yield edges up after downgrade

Monday, February 25, 2013

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A sign for Bank underground station near the Bank of England in London on February 22, 2013

The price of British 10-year government bonds, known as Gilts, fell slightly in morning trading on Monday and the interest rate firmed slightly to 2.144 percent from 2.109 percent on Friday, before Moody's rating agency downgraded Britain's triple "A" status.


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