ECB asks government for information on Fazio

The European Central Bank's governing council has asked Italy's government to provide additional information on Bank of Italy governor Antonio Fazio, Boersen-Zeitung said, citing sources close to the Italian government.

Boersen-Zeitung also said the ECB is understood to have received unspecified information on the matter from Bank of Italy.

The European Central Bank's governing council will on Thursday question Bank of Italy governor Antonio Fazio for a second time over allegations that he favo