LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - Italian government bond yields fell on Thursday and other peripheral euro zone government yields were also lower with traders citing ECB President Mario Draghi’s calls the previous day for a “growth compact” .
Italian 10-year government bond yields were 6.5 basis points lower at 5.59 percent. Two- and 5-year yields were down a similar amount.
“There’s a bit of euphoria over the growth compact being discussed by Draghi yesterday but we’re seeing very light flows,” a trader said.
Italy will on Friday sell up to 6.25 billion euros of bonds with a maturity of up to 10 years.