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NEW YORK (AP) _ Treasury bond prices were lower at midday Thursday.
The price of the Treasury’s 10-year note was down 23/32 point, or $7.19 per $1,000 in face value, around midday Thursday, while its yield rose to 5.36 percent from 5.26 percent late Wednesday. Prices and yields move in opposite directions.
The 30-year bonds were down 29/32 point and yielded 5.80 percent, up from 5.73 percent late Wednesday, according to Moneyline Telerate.
Two-year Treasury notes were down 5/32 point and yielded 3.55 percent, up from 3.47 percent late Wednesday.
Yields on one-month Treasury bills held at 1.79 percent as the discount remained 1.77 percent. Yields on three-month Treasury bills rose to 1.82 percent as the discount rose 0.01 percentage point to 1.80 percent. Six-month yields rose to 2.02 percent as the discount rose 0.02 percentage point to 1.98 percent.
Yields are the interest bonds pay by maturity, while the discount is the interest at which they are sold.