Italian government bonds fell after European leaders agreed to tighten budget rules and boost their crisis-fighting toolkit at a meeting in Brussels.
The decline pushed the 10-year yield up for a third day. It rose 11 basis points to 6.57 percent at 7:34 a.m. London time.
Two-year yields were 10 basis points higher at 6.33 percent.
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