Long-dated bonds tighten on back of Treasury rally

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A rally in the US Treasury market in February caused yields on long-dated corporate bonds to tighten to their lowest levels for decades, a windfall for companies that were preparing to see increased borrowing costs this year.

As 30-year US Treasury yields slid to a low of 4.37% from 4.83% at the end of last year, corporate rates have been pulled lower and lower. Yields on single-A rated 30-year corporate bonds were among the most affected, according to rating agency Moody’s. At one point, the

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