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Yoruk Bahceli

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bond yields rise ahead of crunch Brexit vote

4:19pm BST

* Analysts expect rally if deal rejected (Updates prices to close, adds quote, Draghi comment)

Blackstone's financing for Merlin deal unsettles bond market

10:16am BST

(This October 17 story refiles to change Thursday to Wednesday in fifth paragraph)

Euro zone bond yields inch up before UK's Brexit vote

9:02am BST

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Euro zone bond sell-off cools as Brexit optimism kept in check

17 Oct 2019

LONDON A euro zone bond sell-off cooled on Thursday after optimism around a Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union came to a halt and eyes turned to a British parliament vote to approve the deal over the weekend.

UPDATE 2-German government bond yields hit 11-week high on Brexit optimism

16 Oct 2019

* Euro zone government bonds ignore trade tensions, weak U.S. retail data (Rewrites throughout, adds latest Brexit news, analyst comment)

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bonds sell off after EU, UK negotiators said to be close to draft Brexit deal

15 Oct 2019

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Rewrites throughout, adds analyst quote)

Ripe for a fall: private equity debt rush stokes bond market fears

15 Oct 2019

LONDON A growing number of private equity firms are taking advantage of Europe's buoyant bond market to extract money from companies they hold by loading them with debt, prompting some investors to warn the fixed income rally is nearing its peak.

Irish bonds rally as Brexit deal hopes rise but safe-havens suffer

11 Oct 2019

LONDON Irish government bonds rallied on Friday, outperforming their euro zone peers on hopes that a Brexit deal was now in sight.

UPDATE 2-Euro zone bond yields rise to three-week highs as geopolitical fears ease

10 Oct 2019

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr

Italy raises $7 billion with first U.S. dollar bond since 2010

09 Oct 2019

LONDON/ROME Italy raised $7 billion on Wednesday with its first U.S. dollar bond in nearly a decade, a move that helps to diversify funding sources for the world's third-biggest public debtor.

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