Bond Report: 10-year, 30-year government bond yields jump the most in about a month

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields jumped by the most in weeks Wednesday as a confluence of factors here and abroad combined to drive selling in government paper.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.60% rose 5.8 basis points to 2.693%, marking the steepest climb since Feb. 1, according to Dow Jones Market Data. That move comes fresh off the debt’s biggest yield fall since Feb. 14, underscoring a period of volatility in recent trade that has nonetheless left rates within a narrow range of 2.6% to 2.7%.

The two-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD02Y, +0.48% added 2.2 basis points to 2.506%, while the 30-year Treasury bond yield TMUBMUSD30Y, +1.99% climbed 6.2 basis points to 3.069%, notching its biggest yield surge since Jan.

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