The Bond Buyer’s 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields increased three basis points this week, to 3.95%. It is the highest level for the index since April 12, 2012 (nine weeks ago), when it was 3.97%.

The 11-Bond GO Index of higher-grade 20-year GO yields also rose three basis points this week, to 3.74%, which is its highest level since April 12, 2012 (nine weeks ago), when it was 3.77%.

The Revenue Bond Index, which measures 30-year revenue bond yields, declined five basis points this week, to 4.75%. But it remained above its 4.73% level from two weeks ago.
 
The Bond Buyer’s One-Year Note Index, which is based on one-year GO note yields, rose one basis point this week, to 0.25%, which is its highest level since May 9, 2012 (five weeks ago), when it was also 0.25%.
 
The yield on the U.S. Treasury’s 10-year note declined three basis points this week, to 1.63%. But it remained above its 1.58% level from two weeks ago.

The yield on the Treasury’s 30-year bond dropped two basis points this week, to 2.73%, but remained above its 2.67% level from two weeks ago.

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