CORRECTION - Italy's President Sergio Mattarella shakes hands with newly appointed Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (C) as he arrives for a family picture after the swearing in ceremony of the new government on December 12, 2016 at the Quirinale presidential Palace in Rome.
Italy's premier-designate Paolo Gentiloni raced to put together a cabinet team today as the market welcomed the apparent rapid resolution of the country's political and banking crises. Gentiloni, 62, was asked by President Sergio Mattarella on December 11, 2016 to form a new centre-left government that will guide Italy to elections due by February 2018, following the resignation of outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
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