MILAN, March 29 Bonds issued by Veneto Banca and
Popolare di Vicenza extended losses on Wednesday after the
latter reported poor 2016 earnings, stoking investor worries the
two regional banks may not qualify for a state bailout they have
A Popolare di Vicenza Oct. 2018 bond lost 4.9
percentage points in price by 1036 GMT for a yield of 25
percent, up from 21 percent late on Tuesday.
A May 2019 Veneto Banca bond lost 3 percentage points in
price yielding 18.6 percent, up from 16.3 percent.
(Reporting by Valentina Za)