The 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields increased 20 basis points this week, to 3.64%. This put the index at its highest level since Nov. 1, 2012 (seven weeks ago), when it was 3.67%.
Most Bond Buyer Indexes Rise This Week
DEC 20, 2012 5:02pm ET
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A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.
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