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Italian, Spanish Government Bonds Open Lower; Greek Notes Drop

November 15, 2011

Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Italian and Spanish government bonds opened lower, while Greek notes also declined.

The yield on two-year Italian notes climbed 12 basis points to 6.11 percent at 7:42 a.m. London time, while the rate on 10- year securities climbed six basis points to 6.76 percent.

Spanish two-year note yields were two basis points higher at 5.02 percent and 10-year securities yielded 6.16 percent, up six basis points from yesterday.

The Greek two-year note yield increased 86 basis points to 110.43 percent.

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