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Better economic outlook for Italy after Prime Minister wins confidence vote

Stephen Beard Oct 2, 2013
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Better economic outlook for Italy after Prime Minister wins confidence vote

Stephen Beard Oct 2, 2013
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Current Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta survived a confidence vote by a wide margin on Wednesday. Stocks are up in the European nation because the government still stands after former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi attempted to bring it down. He backed off after he couldn’t rally the votes. 

Marketplace’s European bureau chief Stephen Beard joins Marketplace Morning Report host Mark Garrison to discuss. Click the audio player above to hear more.

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