Spanish Debt Risk Jumps to Record, Credit-Default Swaps Show

The cost of insuring against a Spanish default rose to a record, according to credit-default swap prices.

Contracts tied to Spain’s debt climbed as much as seven basis points to 647 and were up four basis points at 644 as of 8:41 a.m. in London.

Credit-default swaps on Italy rose three basis points to 573, the highest since June 1, according to prices compiled by Bloomberg.

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