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A look at drop in bond yields across Europe

The Associated Press

Financial market turbulence in the 17-country eurozone has eased dramatically since mid-summer. That is most evident in the interest rate, or yield, on countries' bonds. When bond yields fall, it means investors are more confidence in a country's public finances.

Here's a look at the yields on the benchmark 10-year bonds for key countries in the eurozone. Country 10-year bond yield (July 24, 2012) 10-year bond yield (Nov.9, 2012) Spain 7.54 5.81 Italy 6.44 4.92 Greece 25.23 15.96 Ireland 6.19 4.78 Portugal 10.23 8.66 France 2.24 2.02 Netherlands 1.75 1.62 Belgium 2.70 2.33

Source: FactSet.