The global flight from risk continued to bolster the municipal bond market on Wednesday as the prospect of a nuclear meltdown in Japan enhanced the appeal of the shelter of low-risk bonds.

The dumping of risky assets in favor of Treasury debt accelerated Wednesday as the news out of Japan appeared starker.

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