The Treasury Department on Thursday auctioned $12 billion of 29-year 10-month bonds with a 2 3/4% coupon at a 2.870% yield, a price of 97.601366.

Bloomberg News

The bid-to-cover ratio was 2.53.

Tenders at the high yield were allotted 23.37%.

The median yield was 2.824% while the low yield was 2.500%.

Tenders totaled $30,360,091,400 and the Treasury accepted $12,000,002,900, including $4,905,400 non-competitive.

The bonds are dated Aug. 15 and are due Oct. 16, 2047.

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