Bond Buyer indexes were weaker in week ended Nov. 16

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In the week ended Nov. 16, the weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index rose to 3.93% from 3.92% the previous week. The BB40 Index is based on the price of 40 long-term bonds.

The Bond Buyer's 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields rose three basis points to 3.52% from 3.49% in the previous week. It is at its highest level since Nov. 2, when it was at 3.67%.

The 11-Bond GO Index of higher-grade 11-year GO increased two basis points to 3.01% from 2.99% the previous week. It is at its highest level since three weeks ago, when it was 3.17%.

The Bond Buyer's Revenue Bond Index gained five basis points to 3.91% from 3.86% last week. It is at its highest level since Nov. 2, when it was at 4.04%.

The yield on the U.S. Treasury's 10-year note was higher to 2.37% from 2.33% in the previous week, while the yield on the Treasury's 30-year gained to 2.82% from 2.79% in the prior week.

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