Italian 10-Year Bonds Drop With Yields Jumping to 4.72%

Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Italian government bonds declined, pushing the 10-year yield up by 20 basis points to 4.72 percent at 7:16 a.m. London time. Two-year note rates advanced 11 basis points to 2.09 percent.

French two-year notes gained, pushing the yield to the lowest since the euro’s 1999 debut.

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