Italy to Test Markets Again in 8.5 Billion-Euro Bond Auction

Italy to Test Markets Again in 8.5 Billion-Euro Bond Auction

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A general view of the ancient Rome's forum and the Colosseum. Italy expects to raise almost 450 billion euros from bond and bill sales next year to cover 202 billion euros of maturing bonds and pay for a 23.6 billion-euro deficit.