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European Central Bank Said to Purchase Italian Government Bonds

November 16, 2011

Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- The European Central Bank bought Italian government bonds today, according to two people with knowledge of the trades.

The purchases were in larger-than-usual sizes and quantities, said the people, who declined to be identified because the transactions are confidential.

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