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More interest in short-termed Treasuries

Average daily trading volume for shorter-termed U.S. Treasuries jumped in January, while volume for longer-termed issues continued sliding off November's highs. Volume of issues with maturities between three and six years in January was up 53% from the previous month to $169.6 billion; issues maturing in three years or less saw a more modest 6% increase to $135.2 billion.

Average daily trading volume for all Treasury securities in January was $537.4 billion, down 0.8% from January 2016.