Italy leads declines in Europe, falling 2.8% as Berlusconi continues to pick up ground in what a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Italy leads declines in Europe, falling 2.8% as Berlusconi continues to pick up ground in what a short time ago looked like an easy win for the center-left alliance led by Pier Luigi Bersani. It's reminding some of the 2006 election, where Berlusconi was expected to lose in a landslide, but nearly won. Two years later he was PM again. EWI -2.4% premarket.