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2005-12-20 15:19:25

By Paolo Biondi ROME (Reuters) - Italy's government is close to agreement on a new Bank of Italy governor, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday, a day after Antonio Fazio resigned the post amid allegations of malpractice in a takeover scandal.

2005-12-19 14:23:55

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio resigned on Monday, finally succumbing to months of intense pressure over allegations of ill practice in a bank takeover scandal that has tarnished Italy's international image.

2005-12-19 12:34:28

ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio decided to resign on Monday "to restore calm" to the country and its central bank, the institution said in a statement.

2005-12-19 12:38:29

ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio resigned on Monday, succumbing to months of intense pressure after he was mired in a bank takeover scandal that has bruised Italy's international image.

2005-10-10 09:13:07

By Valentina Consiglio and Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio was questioned for five hours on Monday by magistrates investigating a bank takeover scandal that has prompted calls for his resignation and tainted Italy's image.

2005-10-10 08:22:05

By Valentina Consiglio ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio was questioned on Monday by magistrates investigating a bank takeover scandal that has prompted calls for his resignation and tainted Italy's image.

2005-10-09 20:18:37

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio will be questioned on Monday by magistrates investigating him for abuse of office in a bank takeover battle, a legal source said.

2005-09-29 13:58:17

By Tiziana Barghini and Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Bank of Italy Governor Antonio Fazio has been put under criminal investigation in a takeover case, a judicial source said on Thursday after the banker won a vote of confidence from the only body that can fire him.

2005-09-23 05:55:15

By Nelson Graves ROME (Reuters) - Italy's central bank governor on Friday spurned a demand from Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to quit over a takeover scandal, posing a fresh challenge to his authority after the abrupt resignation of his economy minister.

2005-09-22 14:39:59

By Paolo Biondi and Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - In a day of political tumult, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi lost his economy minister on Thursday, named a new one, put his own job on the line and told Italy's central bank governor he should step down.


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