Italy's Treasury buys back 3 bln euros over three BTP Italia bonds


ROME, June 8 (Reuters) - Italy has bought back three BTP Italia bonds maturing between 2023 and 2025 for a total of 3 billion euros ($3.21 billion), the Treasury said on Wednesday.

Rome re-purchased 536 million euros of a bond maturing on Nov. 20, 2023, 511 million euros of a bond due on April 11, 2024 and 1.953 billion euros of a BTP Italia maturing on May 26, 2025.

The Treasury uses transactions such as buy-backs or exchange auctions to smooth out the redemption profile of Italy's public debt.

($1 = 0.9358 euros)

(Reporting by Antonella Cinelli, editing by Cristina Carlevaro)

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