Public debt hits record 2. 166bln euros, says Bank of Italy

(AGI) Rome, July 14 - Italy's public debt hit a new record highin May, said the Central Bank of Italy. Public debt rose by 20billion euros, setting a new record of 2,166.3 billion euros.The rise, the Bank explained, reflects the 5.5 billionrequirement of Public Administrations and the 14.9 billionincrease in the Treasury's cash positions, which amounted to92.3 billion at the end of May this year, compared to 62.4 inMay 2013. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 14 - Italy's public debt hit a new record highin May, said the Central Bank of Italy. Public debt rose by 20billion euros, setting a new record of 2,166.3 billion euros.The rise, the Bank explained, reflects the 5.5 billionrequirement of Public Administrations and the 14.9 billionincrease in the Treasury's cash positions, which amounted to92.3 billion at the end of May this year, compared to 62.4 inMay 2013. . .