Most Indexes Creep Higher Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls Report

Curran, Bill
December 2005
Bond Buyer;12/2/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32270, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that the periodical "The Bond Buyer"'s yield indexes jumped higher ahead of the release of the potentially market-moving November nonfarm payrolls report. The 20-bond and 11-bond GO indexes both increased two basis points, to 4.53% and 4.46%, respectively, which are the highest levels since 4.6 1% and 4.54% on November 9. The revenue bond index has inched up three basis points, to 5.23%, which is the highest since 5.24% on November 9. The 10-year Treasury note yield has reported an increase of eight basis points, to 4.5 1%, the highest since 4.64% on Nov. 9.


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