WASHINGTON -- The Treasury sold $24.54 billion of 91 -day and 182-day bills at higher rates yesterday. The three-months incurred an average rate of 3. 1 0%. up from 3.05% in the previous auction on July 12 and the highest since the 3.14% average incurred on June 7. The six-months incurred a 3.24% rate, up from 3.15% and the highest since the 3.30% average also incurred on June 7.
Coupon equivalents were 3.17% for the three-months and 3.34% for the six-months.