April 26, 2017 / 5:16 PM / 5 months ago

U.S. 5-year note sold at lowest yield since November

NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday sold $34 billion in five-year government debt to soft investor demand for a yield of 1.875 percent, the lowest at a five-year note auction since November, Treasury data showed.

The Treasury awarded investment funds, foreign central banks and other indirect bidders 57.29 percent of the latest five-year note offering, which was their smallest award since last July. (Reporting by Richard Leong, editing by G Crosse)

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