Italian capital raisings, Irish bailout, UK Banking Commission

In this week’s podcast: Italy steps up pressure on its banks to boost their core tier one capital ahead of European Union stress tests starting this month; Ireland’s banks look for another bail out to the tune of €24bn; in the UK, speculation increases ahead of the Banking Commission’s interim report due out next week.

US banking update, Stateside, is by Justin Baer this week.

Presented by Megan Murphy with Patrick Jenkins and Sharlene Goff in the studio and Rachel Sanderson in Milan.

Produced by LJ Filotrani