WASHINGTON - The Treasury sold $26.1 billion of 91-day and 182-day bills at higher rates yesterday. The three-months incurred an average rate of 3.08%, up from 3.06% in the previous auction on Oct. 19 and the highest since the 3.10% average incurred on Aug. 2, 1993. The six-months incurred a 3.19% rate, up from 3.14% and the highest since the 3.25% average incurred on Aug. 2.

Coupon equivalents were 3.15% for the three-months and 3.29% for the six-months.

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