Italy's Q3 public deficit falls to 1.8% of GDP from 2.5% a year earlier; Jan-Sep gap shrinks to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Italy's Q3 public deficit falls to 1.8% of GDP from 2.5% a year earlier; Jan-Sep gap shrinks to 3.7% from 4.2%. The Q4 data, which is published in March, will show whether Italy will have met Mario Monti's fiscal targets. Milan shares +1.1%.