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Overnight real estate rates post mixed results

30-year fixed rate at 5.64%; 10-year Treasury yield at 4.46%

Long-term mortgage interest rates posted mixed results Wednesday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield was mostly unchanged at 4.46 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average increased to 5.64 percent, and the 15-year fixed-rate decreased to 5.19 percent. The 1-year adjustable was up at 4.29 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield held steady at 4.69 percent. Rates are current as of 7:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Mortgage rate figures are according to, which publishes nightly averages based on its survey of 4,000 banks in 50 states. Points on these mortgages range from zero to 3.5. In other economic news, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 128.87 points, or 1.25 percent, finishing at 10,414.13. The Nasdaq gained 35.24 points, or 1.71 percent, closing at 2,091.24. Stock and bond figures are current as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. *** What's your opinion? Send your Letter to the Editor to