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20-year Treasury difficulties for bonds to catch up with investors


US government bonds have had a tough time this year. And then there’s the 20-year-old bond, which has faced its own unique issues.

Reintroduced last year for the first time since 1986, the 20-year bond was intended to help the government achieve the lowest possible long-term borrowing costs. In recent weeks, however, investors have demanded an additional payment to hold the 20-year bond instead of the 30-year government debt with the longest maturity.

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