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Overnight real estate rates take a breather

30-year fixed rate at 5.74%; 10-year Treasury yield at 4.68%
Published on Apr 6, 2007

Long-term mortgage interest rates were mostly flat again Thursday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield rose to 4.68 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average sank to 5.74 percent, and the 15-year fixed rate remained at 5.46 percent. The 1-year adjustable held at 5.33 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield increased to 4.87 percent. Rates are current as of 7:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Mortgage rate figures are according to Bankrate.com, 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 30.15 points, or 0.24 percent, finishing at 12,560.2. The Nasdaq was up 12.65 points, or 0.51 percent, closing at 2,471.34. Stock and bond figures are current as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time....

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