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Spanish borrowing costs jump as investors get nervous

Spain's short-term borrowing costs jumped at a sale of more than €3bn of short-term government debt on Tuesday.

The Treasury responded to high demand from investors, who in turn forced the country to pay a stiff premium.

BBC Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money asked Sarah Hewin, Head of European Research at Standard Chartered Bank, why investors are concerned.

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  • 17 Apr 2012
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