Rising bond yields put more pressure on Greece's finances

Higher yields demanded by government-bond buyers might add $17.5 billion to interest the Greek government will have to pay on its sovereign debt, according to data from Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Bloomberg. That figure represents the difference between interest on debt Greece has sold this year and the rate it paid before its debt crisis. Seven-year notes that Greece sold this week fell during their first two days of trading.

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