WASHINGTON — Observers hoping for a quick answer from a government report on what is behind recent volatility in the Treasury markets — including whether new financial regulation is to blame — were likely sorely disappointed on Monday.

The report focused on what caused sharp fluctuations in Treasury bonds on Oct. 15, one of the most volatile trading days ever. The sudden drop in yields — followed by a rebound of equal magnitude — has stoked concerns that regulatory changes could drive such volatility, among other potential causes.

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