The Bond Buyer's 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields declined 11 basis points this week, to 3.97%. It is at its lowest level since March 15, 2012 (four weeks ago), when it was 3.95%.

The 11-Bond GO Index of higher-grade 20-year GO yields dropped nine basis points this week, to 3.77%. This is its lowest level since March 15, 2012 (four weeks ago), when it was 3.72%.

The Revenue Bond Index, which measures 30-year revenue bond yields, fell three basis points this week, to 4.85%. This is the same level it reached two weeks ago.

The Bond Buyer's One-Year Note Index, which is based on one-year GO note yields, was unchanged this week, at 0.25%. It remains at its highest level since Feb. 29, 2012 (six weeks ago), when it was also 0.25%.

The yield on the U.S. Treasury's 10-year note declined 18 basis points this week, to 2.06%. This is its lowest level since March 8, 2012 (five weeks ago), when it was 2.03%.

The yield on the Treasury's 30-year bond dropped 15 basis points this week, to 3.22%, which is its lowest level since March 8, 2012 (five weeks ago), when it was 3.18%.

The weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, declined five basis points this week, to 4.57%. It is the lowest weekly average for the yield to maturity since the week ended March 1, 2012 (six weeks ago), when it was also 4.57%.

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