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Portugal sells 750 million euros of 2030 bonds; yield rises

A trader looks at screens at a bank in Lisbon

(Reuters) - Portugal sold all 750 million euros ($791.85 million) of 2030 bonds in an auction on Wednesday, state debt agency IGCP said.

According to IGCP, the allotment yield on the bond maturing in 2031 jumped to 1.767%, from 1.008% in the previous auction of a similar maturity held in February.

The 10-year bond yield in the secondary market trades at around 2.1%.

Demand exceeded the amount placed by 1.86 times.

($1 = 0.9471 euros)

(Reporting by Filipe Bragança; Editing by Patricia Vicente Rua)

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