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Italy-Germany 10-Year Yield Spread Widens to Euro-Era Record

August 01, 2011

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Italian 10-year yields rose to a euro-era record versus benchmark German bunds.

The spread widened 16 basis points to 349 basis points, or 3.49 percentage points, as of 4:04 p.m. in London, the most since April 1996.

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