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(Bloomberg) — Treasuries headed for the best annual performance since 2011 as global turmoil and low inflation supported prices even while the economy improved.

Ten-year note yields reached the lowest level in a week as crude oil traded near the least in five years and risk appetite ebbed. The security’s yield advantage over Group of Seven peers was almost at an eight-year high after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed yesterday to win backing for his presidential nominee, a development that risks severing the nation’s bailout accord. The yield curve, the gap between two- and 30-year yields, was at almost a six-year low.

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