Spanish two-year notes advanced for the 11th day, pushing the yield on the security down seven basis points to 2.25 percent at 9:07 a.m. London time.
Ten-year Spanish bond yields dropped six basis points to 4.93 percent, while similar-maturity Italian rates declined nine basis points to 5.10 percent.
Two-year Italian note yields were 11 basis points lower at 2.03 percent.
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