ROME Jan 29 Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
has on the whole a "solid" capital situation and its
troubles will not affect the Italian banking system as a whole,
Italy's financial stability committee said after a meeting on
The committee is made up of representatives of the Bank of
Italy, the Finance Ministry and regulators. It deals with cases
potentially affecting the country's financial stability.
"The institution has overall a solid capital situation and
the tensions that it has faced will not produce effects for the
banking system as a whole," the committee said in a statement.