30-year U.S. government bond yield hits nearly 3-year high

The 30-year bond yield TMUBMUSD30Y, +0.90% climbed 3.1 basis points to 3.245%, the highest since June 2015, while the short-dated two-year note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, -0.95% fell 1.8 basis points to 2.571%.

The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.45% rose 1.7 basis points at 3.109%, and is up around 14 basis points for the week. Treasury yields extended their weeklong climb on Thursday as higher growth and inflation expectations, along with concerns of a more aggressive Federal Reserve weighed on appetite for U.S. government bonds.

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Treasurys mixed after 10-year yield hits 7-year peak

Treasurys were putting in a mixed performance Wednesday, with the yield curve steepening as short-dated yields fell and longer dated yields edged higher a day after the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield hit a nearly seven-year high.

The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +0.27% rose 0.8 basis point to 3.084%, a day after registering the largest single-day climb since March 1, according to WSJ Market Data Group.

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