Italy's borrowing costs mostly lower in 6-bn euro bond sale
Italy's borrowing costs were mostly lower in a bond auction on Friday that raised 6.0 billion euros ($7.7 billion), although the rate on bonds coming due in three years was higher than last month.
The Italian Treasury sold 3.75 billion euros in bonds that mature in 2015 at a rate of 2.86 percent compared with 2.75 percent for an auction on September 13.
The rates for bonds coming due in 2016, 2018 and 2025 however were lower.
-- Dow Jones Newswires contributed to this report --