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Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Italy sold benchmark three- and 10- year bonds and borrowing costs declined in the country’s final debt sale of the year.
The Treasury in Rome sold 6 percent bonds due in 2014 to yield 5.62 percent, down from 7.89 percent at the previous sale on Nov. 29 and priced its 5 percent 2022 bond to yield 6.98 percent, compared with 7.56 percent on Nov. 29. The Treasury also sold bonds due in 2021 and a floating-rate security due 2018.
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