Spread back over 300 points

Milan bourse loses ground in early trading

(ANSA) - Rome, October 11 - The spread between Italy's 10-year BTP bond and the German Bund opened on 303 basis points on Thursday after closing on 295 on Wednesday.
    The yield on the BTP was 3.57%. The Milan stock exchange's FTSE Mib index shed 1% in early trading.
    Italian bonds have come under pressure in recent days and the bourse has suffered losses amid tension over the government's budget plans.
   

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