Long-term Treasury prices improved modestly Friday afternoon on reports that Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton would issue less long-term debt if elected.

Late in the day, the 30-year bond was up 1/8 point on the day and 1/2 point above the day's lows, and yielded 7.31%.

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