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German Government Bonds Open Lower; French Debt Securities Drop

October 19, 2011

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- German government bonds opened lower, with the 10-year yield rising five basis points to 2.06 percent at 7:06 a.m. in London. The two-year note yield increased three basis points to 0.61 percent.

French govrenment securities also declined, with the 10- year yield rising five basis points to 3.19 percent.

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