The earthquake that struck central Italy last month will have limited impact on bonds backed by residential mortgages or loans to small and medium-sized enterprises, according to DBRS.

On Aug. 24, an earthquake with a reported magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale struck an area approximately 6.5 miles southeast of Norcia in the Umbria region of Central Italy. It brought severe and widespread devastation to the towns of Amatrice and Accumoli in the region of Lazio as well as Arquata del Tronto and Pescara del Tronto in the region of Marche.

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