Italy's three- and 15-year bond yields hit record lows

(AGI) Rome, July 11 - The Italian finance ministry auctioned attotal of 7.5 billion euros in 3, 7 and 15-year government bondson Friday, with yields for 3- and 7-year securities hittingrecord lows. With a bid-to-cover ratio of 1.49, 3 billion eurosin 3-year bonds were auctioned at yields of 0.84 percent,against the previous auction's figure of 0.89 percent. With abid-to-cover ratio of 1.42, a total of 2.5 billion euros in15-year bonds were auctioned at yields of 3.440 percent,against a previous 3.575 percent. Yields on the 2-billion-euro7-year stock rose to 2.17 percent from

(AGI) Rome, July 11 - The Italian finance ministry auctioned attotal of 7.5 billion euros in 3, 7 and 15-year government bondson Friday, with yields for 3- and 7-year securities hittingrecord lows. With a bid-to-cover ratio of 1.49, 3 billion eurosin 3-year bonds were auctioned at yields of 0.84 percent,against the previous auction's figure of 0.89 percent. With abid-to-cover ratio of 1.42, a total of 2.5 billion euros in15-year bonds were auctioned at yields of 3.440 percent,against a previous 3.575 percent. Yields on the 2-billion-euro7-year stock rose to 2.17 percent from 2.12 percent. . .