SAN FRANCISCO - The Bond Buyer's weekly yield indexes surged this week, as the market continued to struggle against a wave of capital rushing to exit.

The 20-bond general obligation bond yield index rose 54 basis points this week, to 6.01%, which is the highest since May 25, 2000, when it was also 6.01%. The one-year note index rose 30 basis points, to 2.69%, which is the highest since Jan. 2, 2008, when it was 2.92%.

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