WASHINGTON -- The Treasury yesterday sold $17.01 billion of two-year notes at a yield of 6.04%, up from the 5.94% yield incurred in the previous auction on May 24 and the highest since the 6.14% incurred on Sept. 24, 1991.

The coupon rate was 6%, up from 5 7/8% in the previous auction. The price was 99.926.

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