Italian 10-year bonds declined, pushing the yield three basis points higher to 4.43 percent at 7:36 a.m. London time. The nation’s two-year note yield rose two basis points to 1.61 percent.
The rate on Spain’s 10-year bonds advanced two basis points to 5.25 percent.
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