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Italian 10-Year Yield Rises Above 6% for First Time Since 1997

July 12, 2011

July 12 (Bloomberg) -- The yield on Italian 10-year bonds rose above 6 percent for the first time since 1997, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The yield climbed 33 basis points to 6.02 percent as of 9:16 a.m. in London.

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