Italian 10-year bonds stayed lower after a report showed Italy’s economy contracted for a fourth straight quarter in the three months through June.
The 10-year yield rose four basis points to 6.04 percent at 10:01 a.m. London time. The two-year rate advanced 30 basis points to 3.34 percent.
Gross domestic product declined 0.7 percent in the second quarter, less than the 0.8 percent decline forecast by a Bloomberg News survey.
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