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Italy Sells 2014 Bonds to Yield 7.89%, 2022 Bonds at 7.56%

December 06, 2011

Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Italy sold 3.5 billion euros of 2014 bonds and 2.5 billion euros of 2022 bonds at auction today.

The Rome-based Treasury sold the 6 percent 2014 bonds to yield 7.89 percent, up from 4.93 percent at the Oct. 28 auction for 4.25 percent 2014 bonds.

It sold the 5 percent 2022 bonds to yield 7.56 percent, up from 6.06 percent at the last auction in October.

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