ROME, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The Bank of Italy said on Saturday that a plan for bonds to help troubled lender Monte Paschi can go ahead and that it is 'totally willing' to give a court the key document it wants over the investigation into the Tuscan bank.
In a statement issued after a hearing in a Rome administrative court, the central bank also said charges against it by a consumer group were 'unfounded and presumptuous' and that it would file a counter-suit.
(Reporting By Philip Pullella) Keywords: MONTEPASCHI BOI
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