Yields on The Bond Buyer's indexes moved lower this week on the strength of growing demand ahead of Jan. 1's pending redemptions and coupon payments.

Despite a heavy calendar and more signs of economic recovery, the 20-bond and 11-bond indexes of general obligation bonds each decreased six basis points from Dec. 3. The 20-bond index fell to 6.22% and the 11-bond dropped to 6.13%.

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