Spread rises to 150, yield up to 1.26%

Difference with Greek bonds down to 5.5 pts from over 10

(ANSA) - Rome, November 8 - The spread between Italian and German 10-year bond yields, a gauge of investor confidence in Italy, surged to 150 points Friday from 140 at Thursday's close while the yield on the BTP rose to 1.26% from 1.16%, both recent highs.
    The spread between German and Greek 10-year bond yields was 155.5 with a yield of 1.32%.
    The difference in the rates of the Italian and Greek bonds has thus narrowed to just over five points, from over 10 points Thursday night and Friday morning.
   

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Copyright ANSA