Italian, Spanish Bonds Rise; Italy 10-Year Yield Falls to 4.54%

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Italian bonds advanced, pushing the yield on the 10-year security down two basis points, or 0.02 percentage point, to 4.54 percent at 7:38 a.m. London time.

The rate on similar-maturity Spanish bonds fell three basis points to 5.40 percent.

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