Bond Buyer Yield Indexes Mixed Amid Uncertainty Surrounding FOMC Meeting

Scarchilli, Michael
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32380, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports that The Bond Buyer's weekly yield indexes were mixed as uncertainty in the bond market abounded surrounding on the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. During the meeting, the committee raised the federal funds rate 25 basis points to 5 percent from 4.75 percent. The weekly average yield to maturity on The Bond Buyer 40-bond municipal bond index finished at 4.85 percent, unchanged from last week.


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