Updated:When it rains it pours - and Italy's political storm is being felt across Europe. Markets fell, the euro hit a two-week low, and yields pushed higher at the prospect of Prime Minister Mario Monti's resigning early next year. The possible return of the disgraced former PM Silvio Berlusconi didn't help either. "I've never entered a race, be it when I was doing sports, working or studying with the intention of just reaching a good ranking. When I enter a race, I do it to win."