Italy - Factors to watch on July 2
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Wednesday.
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Italy posted a state sector budget surplus of 7.7 billion euros ($10.5 billion) in June compared with a surplus of 13.55 billion euros in June 2013, the Economy Ministry said on Tuesday.
Italy's Treasury said on Tuesday it had used 393 million euros ($536.07 million) of its so-called "sinking fund" for partial reimbursement of a BTP bond maturing on July 1, 2014.[IT:nL6N0PC4TR]