Germany sells 2.42 bln euros of 6-month Bubill at negative yield

BERLIN, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Germany sold 2.42 billion euros ofa new 6-month Bubill on Monday at a negative yield, attractingmore demand than at a previous auction in September as the eurozone crisis continues to drive investors into safe haven assets.

The auction drew bids of 2.3 times the amount allotted,compared with 1.5 at a previous sale on September 10.

The average yield was -0.022 percent, compared with -0.015percent at last month's auction.

The Bubill is due to mature on April 10, 2013. For a tableclick on

(Reporting by Michelle Martin)

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