Long-term government bond yields

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This table shows the yields of long-term government bonds. Compliance with the Maastricht Treaty EMU convergence criterion for long-term interest rates is measured on the basis of central government bond yields on the secondary market, gross of tax, with a residual maturity of around ten years.


ECB, Thomson Reuters, Eurostat, Norges Bank, Schweizerische Nationalbank.

Definitions and terms:

Ten-year rates, debt security, secondary market, convergence criteria.


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