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Treasury Intends to Continue to Lengthen Average Maturity – Real Time Economics – WSJ

The U.S. Treasury intends to continue to gradually extend the average maturity of the securities it issues–a tactic that locks in borrowing costs but potentially dilutes the impact of a Federal Reserve policy intended to boost the economy. The average maturity of outstanding Treasurys reached 63.9 months at the end of May–the highest level in…