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Italy election: Businesses hope for financial stability

Financial markets have been hit by the news that Italian elections have ended in a stalemate.

The new administration in Italy will inherit an economy that has endured 14 years of near-zero growth and well over a year of austerity.

Businesses in Italy are hoping that the next government will be able to kick-start the jobs market and encourage growth.

Nigel Cassidy reports from Bologna.

  • 26 Feb 2013
  • From the section Europe
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