Italian politicians uneasy over Draghi replacement delay

Mario Draghi

On Wednesday, the leaders of Italy's two main opposition parties released a joint statement saying they were unhappy that a replacement had not yet been put forward to succeed Mario Draghi as Bank of Italy governor.

Democratic Party leader, Pier Luigi Bersani, and the head of the Union of the Centre, Pier Ferdinando Casini, said they were "greatly concerned" by the continued uncertainty surrounding the government's choice of the new governor.

The pair said that in the "midst of a financial storm

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