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Italy Expects ‘Significant’ Government Spread Technical Widening

December 13, 2011

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Italy said it expects a “significant” widening in the yield spreads between Italian 10-year government bonds and German bonds of similar maturity tomorrow for technical reasons, according to an e-mailed statement.

A “leading data provider” will start using a new Italian 10-year benchmark bond to calculate the yield spread as of tomorrow, it said.

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