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Jan 24, 2014

Banco Popolare, Popolare Milano troubles put Italy banks in focus

MILAN, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Two Italian mid-sized lenders came
under the spotlight on Friday as Banco Popolare
announced it would need a capital increase and Banca Popolare di
Milano’s top investor sold his stake in the bank.

The announcements highlight the fragility of the country’s
second-tier banks, some of which are grappling with soaring bad
loans as an Italian economic crisis hits small and medium

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      "I have been a correspondent for 13 years, reporting on banks, financial regulation and EU politics from London, Brussels, Zurich and Milan. I have also written about a variety of business sectors, general news, the arts and sport. As Chief Financial Correspondent for Italy, I keep a close eye on top Italian business stories, particularly Fiat and banking."
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