WASHINGTON -- The Treasury sold $11.01 billion of 30-year bonds yesterday at an average yield of 7.56%, up from the 6.43% yield incurred in the previous sale on Aug. 12, 1993 and the highest since the 7.66% on Nov. 12, 1992.

The average coupon was 7 1/2%, up from 6 1/4%. The average price was 99.256.

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