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Italian Bank Stocks Tumble As Savona Warns Of Euro Break-Up

• by Tyler Durden

 European Affairs Minister Paolo Savona told lawmakers in Rome this morning, adding that "we need to be prepared to face such a shock."

While Italian bond yields blipped higher and then retraced on the headlines, Italian bank stocks were hit hard and are back at one-week lows now...

EURUSD is fading but not specifically on these headlines.

However, what is of note is the fact that Italian redenomination risk remains significantly elevated - having ignored any normalization seen in other assets since Italy's crisis exploded (and the Italian Central Bank bought a record amount of BTPs to save the perception of markets)...

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