The Bond Buyer’s 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields increased 15 basis points this week, to 3.92%. It is the highest level for the index since April 12, 2012 (eight weeks ago), when it was 3.97%.

The 11-Bond GO Index of higher-grade 20-year GO yields also rose 15 basis points this week, to 3.71%, which is its highest level since April 12, 2012 (eight weeks ago), when it was 3.77%.

The Revenue Bond Index, which measures 30-year revenue bond yields, gained seven basis points this week, to 4.80%. This is its highest level since April 19, 2012 (seven weeks ago), when it was 4.81%.
 
The Bond Buyer’s One-Year Note Index, which is based on one-year GO note yields, was unchanged again this week, at 0.24%, which is still its lowest level since April 18, 2012 (seven weeks ago), when it was 0.23%.
 
The yield on the U.S. Treasury’s 10-year note increased eight basis points this week, to 1.66%. But it remained below its 1.78% level from two weeks ago.

The yield on the Treasury’s 30-year bond also rose eight basis points this week, to 2.75%, but remained below its 2.86% level from two weeks ago.

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