The weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, was up four basis points this week, at 5.12% for the week ending Dec. 5, 2013, The highest since Oct. 24, 2013, (six weeks ago), when it was 5.16%.

The 20-Bond GO Index of 20-year general obligation yields increased nine basis points this week, to 4.70%. The index is at its highest level since Sept. 12, 2013 (12 weeks ago), when it was 4.93%.

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