Italian Five-Year Notes Erase Decline After ECB Said to Buy Debt

Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Italian five-year notes erased a decline after the European Central Bank was said, by three people with knowledge of the transactions, to have bought the nation’s debt today.

The yield on the securities was little changed at 7.67 percent at 9:49 a.m. London time after rising as high as 7.83 percent.

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