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Italian 2-Year Yield Climbs Above 2%, First Time Since March 28

June 24, 2013

Italian government bonds declined, pushing the yield on the two-year notes above 2 percent for the first time since March 28.

The yield on the securities climbed 5 basis points, or 0.05 percentage point, to 2.04 percent as of 7:19 a.m. London time. The 10-year rate rose as much as 8 basis points to 4.70 percent, the most since April 2.

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