Italian 10-year government bonds fell, reversing an earlier gain, and pushing the yield on the securities up six basis points, or 0.06 percentage point, to 4.86 percent.
Earlier the rate fell as much as 13 basis points to 4.68 percent.
Two-year Italian notes also fell, with the yield rising three basis points to 1.91 percent. Earlier the rate dropped 15 basis points to 1.74 percent.
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