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UK gilt yields drop to fresh record lows

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Gilt yields fell to fresh record lows on Wednesday, as British government debt continued to benefit from investors' appetite for safe assets.

Ten-year yields edged past a previous low of 0.491% set on Monday to hit 0.489% at 0702 GMT, down 2 basis points on the day, while 30-year yields dropped to a record low of 1.168%. (Reporting by David Milliken; Editing by Alison Williams)