The U.S. government securities market ended a session characterized by wild prices swings in positive territory yesterday as strong demand for new supply lifted prices across the board.

The Treasury's 30-year bond traded in an unusually wide range of 1 1/4 points yesterday, weakening through the morning and recovering through the afternoon to close higher on the day. The benchmark bond ended up more than 1/2 a point to yield 7.34%.

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