April 8, 2015 / 10:01 AM / 5 years ago

Switzerland sells 10-year govt bond with negative yield at auction

ZURICH, April 8 (Reuters) - Switzerland auctioned off a 10-year government bond at a negative yield for the first time, according to figures from the Swiss Federal Treasury.

The treasury said on Wednesday it had sold 232.510 million Swiss francs ($241.79 million) of a 1.50 percent government bond due July 2025, with a yield of -0.055 percent.

$1 = 0.9616 Swiss francs Reporting By Zurich Newsroom

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