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French/German 10-year yield spread hits 200 bps

LONDON (Reuters) - The spread between French 10-year government bonds and their German equivalents rose to a fresh euro-era high of 200 basis points on Thursday on fears that the debt crisis engulfing the euro zone is spreading to its larger economies, with a sale of French debt due shortly.

France will offer 6 to 7 billion euros of BTAN’s at an auction, with results due around 1000 GMT.

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