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Markets slide on fears of Italian election stalemate

25.02.13 @ 18:53

  1. By EUOBSERVER

European stock markets are sliding amid fears of a stalemate or a narrow win for three-time Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian elections. The yields on Italy’s 10-year bonds had risen four basis points to 4.49 percent early Monday evening, with polls indicating no clear winner.