Italy - Factors to watch on August 27
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday.
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Italy must lower its output growth forecast, its economy minister said, a move which could bring the government into line with most economists who expect little or no growth for the euro zone's third-largest economy this year.
ISTAT releases August consumer confidence data (0800 GMT).