Portugal Bonds Advance With Irish Debt as Greek Securities Drop

Portuguese government bonds advanced for the first time in six days, with the 10-year yield falling 19 basis points to 6.27 percent as of 11:13 a.m. London time.

The rate on similar-maturity Irish bonds dropped 12 basis points to 4.09 percent.

Greek 10-year bonds declined for a sixth day, pushing the yield up 12 basis points to 10.13 percent.

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