Berlusconi Gains in Italian Election on Tax Plan

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Andrew Davis reports that Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi Berlusconi yesterday pledged to refund tax payments on first homes from a levy imposed by Monti’s government. The announcement prompted Prime Minister Mario Monti to accuse Berlusconi of trying to buy votes. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."

In Home Capital's Mortgage Mess, Blame 'Unlucky' Brokers
03:50 - Home Capital’s troubles started with “unlucky” brokers. That’s what Canadian banks and insurers call the mortgage merchants who get caught submitting fraudulent loan documents. Bloomberg's Katia Dmitrieva reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
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