In accordance with previous press releases and as stated in the issuance decree, the Ministry of Economy and Finance announces the decision to exercise the faculty of early closing the issuance of the BTP Italia indexed to Italian inflation (FOI index, ex-tobacco - Indice dei prezzi al consumo per le famiglie di operai e impiegati, al netto dei tabacchi) with first accrual date November 12th 2013 and maturity November 12th 2017, ISIN code IT0004969207, taking into account the results of the placement during the current first day, which recorded a total turnover of 16,841.089 million Euros.
The early closing will take place tomorrow, November 6th, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. Therefore, it will still be possible to purchase the BTP Italia and, in particular, all the purchase orders entered into the MOT, that allow for the closing of contracts within the date and time of effectiveness of the early closing, will be fully satisfied.
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