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Credit Agricole S.A. -- Moody's: Credit Agricole will continue to develop its Italian franchise amid political tensions

Groupe Credit Agricole's long-term development in Italy is not fundamentally challenged by rising political tensions that have pushed Italian bond yields sharply higher, says Moody's Investors Service in a report published today. Current political tensions in Italy do not change Credit Agricole's long-term growth strategy," is now available on www.moodys.com.