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Euro Govt Bond Yields Generally Steady, Yet Italy Plunges

European government bond yields exchanged neutral on Monday in front of key monetary events the current week, for example, the World Economic Forum in Davos and ECB meeting.

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Italian yields, yet were down almost 3 bps, proceeding with decays from a week ago and touching a one-week low.

The IMF is relied upon to discharge its world financial standpoint update on Monday. On Friday, flash readings of the PMI — indicating a financial trend in the MF and service parts — are expected across significant economies.

Volumes were relied upon to remain thin on Monday, with American and Chinese investors on vacation, experts said.

The benchmark German 10-year Bund yield was last at minus 0.212 percent, scarcely changed on the day, with a large portion of the eurozone market exchanging neutral also.

Italian 10-year yields were the outliers, last down 2.6 basis points at 1.36 percent, broadening Friday's falls.

A week ago, Italian government bonds rallied and outflanked their eurozone fellows after Italy's highest court dismissed a proposed change in the electoral law that would likely have profited the far-right League.

U.S. Treasury yields additionally gained on Friday after solid homebuilding and MF reports and playful corporate profit, while merchants looked at the potential effect of another government bond coming by summer.

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