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Greek 2-Year Notes Slump; Irish 10-Year Yields Climb to Record

July 14, 2011

July 14 (Bloomberg) -- Greek two-year notes slumped, raising yields on the securities by 207 basis points to 32.11 percent as of 7:43 a.m. in London.

Italian bonds also fell, with yields on 10-year government securities increasing five basis points to 5.59 percent while two-year note yields rose seven basis points to 4.13 percent. Five-year Italian yields increased four basis points to 5.08 percent.

Irish 10-year bonds fell for a seventh consecutive day, raising yields by 12 basis points to a euro-era record of 14.11 percent.

Yields on 10-year Spanish bonds were little changed at 5.83 percent while two-year note yields were also little changed at 4.04 percent.

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