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All Bond Buyer Indexes Increase

The weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, increased one basis point this week, to 4.03% for the week ending Feb. 14, 2013. This is the highest weekly average for the yield to maturity since the week ended Jan. 10, 2013 (five weeks ago), when it was 4.07%.

Bond Buyer Indexes

The 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields rose four basis points this week, to 3.72%. This is the highest level for the index since Sept. 20,, 2012 (21 weeks ago), when it was also 3.72%.

The 11-Bond GO Index of higher-grade 20-year GO yields also gained four basis points this week, to 3.48%, which is its highest level since Sept. 20, 2012 (21 weeks ago), when it was 3.51%.

The Bond Buyer’s Revenue Bond Index, which measures 30-year revenue bond yields, increased one basis point this week, to 4.30%. It is at its highest level since Jan. 3, 2013 (six weeks ago), when it was also 4.30%.

The yield on the U.S. Treasury’s 10-year note rose four basis points this week, to 2.00%, which is its highest level since April 12, 2012 (44 weeks ago), when it was 2.06%.

The yield on the Treasury’s 30-year bond inched up one basis point this week, to 3.18%, which is the highest it has been since April 12, 2012 (44 weeks ago), when it was 3.22%.

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