The weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, jumped 44 basis points higher this week, to 4.99% for the week ending June 27, 2013. This is the highest weekly average for the yield to maturity since the week ended Dec. 8, 2011 (81 weeks ago), when it was 5.00%.

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