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European Central Bank Said to Have Bought Italian Government Bonds Today

The European Central Bank bought Italian government bonds today, said three people with knowledge of the trades, who declined to be identified because the transactions are private.

Press officers at the central bank in Frankfurt weren’t immediately available for comment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Keith Jenkins in London at kjenkins3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Daniel Tilles at dtilles@bloomberg.net

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