The Bond Buyer's indexes edged higher for the second consecutive week as a higher-than-expected September consumer price index dashed hopes that the Federal Reserve Board would ease monetary policy.

The 20-bond index of general obligation bonds rose one basis point, to 6.67% from 6.66% a week ago, and the 11-bond 60 index was up two basis points, to 6.54% from 6.52%.

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