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Italy's government seeks to rescue banks

Dec 20, 2016
With a $20 billion bailout.
A Picture shows the logo of Italian bank the Monte Dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS) on December 9, 2016 in Rome. 

 
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Italy looks to EU to help oldest bank

Dec 9, 2016
The bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena is in trouble. Who should come to its aid?
The headquarters of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank, located in the Italian region of Tuscany.
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