Yields of The Bond Buyer's weekly bond indexes posted sharp increases this week and hit their highest levels in four months, as prices continued to take a beating from heavy supply and a jittery U.S. Treasury market.

The 20-bond index of general obligation yields jumped 19 basis points, to 6.53% from 6.34% last week, and the II -bond index rose 17 basis points, to 6.42% from 6.25%.

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