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Spread closes steady on 234

Milan bourse down 0.2% as Europe falls for third straight day

04 December, 18:39
Spread closes steady on 234 (ANSA) - Rome, December 4 - The spread between Italian 10-year bonds and their AAA-rated German equivalents, the premium investors pay to hold Italian paper, closed steady Wednesday on 234 points with a 4.15% yield. The Milan bourse closed 0.2% down as European markets had a third straight day of losses amid worries the United States may start easing stimulus policies.

London was 0.34% down, Frankfurt 0.90%, Paris 0.57%, Madrid 0.67% and Athens 0.75% down.