Saturday, January 31, 2015   

Italian stocks plunge as banks fall sharply
(05-19 17:21)

Italian stocks plunged over 3.0 percent on Monday at the start of trading, with banks leading a fall that was mainly due to technical reasons related to dividend pay-outs.
The FTSE Mib index in Milan dropped 3.24 percent to 19,979.93 points at about 0830 GMT, before gaining ground and was trading at around minus 2.88 percent at 0900 GMT. --AFP
   
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