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Reuters ahead with key news on Italy's political turmoil

Italy’s political turmoil has been having a major impact on the country’s bonds and share prices, and it all came to a head on August 20 when the prime minister resigned — news that Reuters was 44 seconds ahead with. Reuters was also ahead when the PD and 5-Star parties agreed to put Conte in place as a new president.

Market reaction:

The news on Aug. 20 helped Italian assets recover some lost ground.