Italy Explores Bank-Rescue Options With EU on Brexit Losses

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  • Commission is in touch with Italian government: Dombrovskis
  • State aid rules require imposing losses on junior bondholders

Valdis Dombrovskis.

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The Italian government, which failed to gain European Union backing for a bad bank just months ago, is sounding out regulators on ways to shore up its banks after their shares were hammered following the U.K.’s vote to secede from the bloc.

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