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Analysis: Dearth of Italian bond deals flashes long-term debt danger

2:57am EST

LONDON/MILAN Just eight months into a period of intense political strife, Italy's debt profile is starting to deteriorate as the country is forced to depend on shorter-dated local bond auctions and small individual savers to raise money.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Dearth of Italian bond deals flashes long-term debt danger

2:00am EST

* Italy relies on auctions, retail bonds to get spending done

Dearth of Italian bond deals flashes long-term debt danger

Nov 20 2018

LONDON/MILAN Just eight months into a period of intense political strife, Italy's debt profile is starting to deteriorate as the country is forced to depend on shorter-dated local bond auctions and small individual savers to raise money.

ANALYSIS-Dearth of Italian bond deals flashes long-term debt danger

Nov 20 2018

* Italy relies on auctions, retail bonds to get spending done

GLOBAL MARKETS-iPhone demand worries send ripples through global markets

Nov 20 2018

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2018 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds U.S. stock futures, updates prices)

GLOBAL MARKETS-iPhone demand worries send ripples through global markets

Nov 20 2018

LONDON, Nov 20 World stock markets fell on Tuesday as worries over softening demand for the iPhone prompted a tech stock selloff across the world, while the arrest of car boss Carlos Ghosn pulled Nissan and Renault sharply lower.

Brexit fears push Irish spreads to widest in more than five months

Nov 19 2018

LONDON Irish government bond yield spreads over Germany neared their widest level since late May on Monday as worries over the economic impact of a possible messy Brexit hurt demand for Irish debt.

CORRECTED-No-deal Brexit fears widen Irish yield spreads

Nov 19 2018

* Investors worry messy Brexit could hurt Irish economy, assets

UPDATE 3-Brexit turmoil boosts demand for safe-haven German bonds

Nov 15 2018

* Positive headlines in Italy support BTPs (Updates prices, adds comment)

UPDATE 1-Portugal debt chief says hard to see Italian ratings downgrade

Nov 13 2018

BRUSSELS, Nov 13 Italy's credit rating is unlikely to be downgraded anytime soon because the country still has a primary surplus and is less exposed to external shocks than other countries, the head of Portugal's debt agency said on Tuesday.

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