The Treasury Department said yesterday it will raise $5.997 billion of new cash at its weekly auction of 91-day and 182-day discount bills Tuesday by selling $40 billion to refund $34.003 billion in maturing securities.

To be sold are $21 billion of 91s, dated Jan. 24 and due April 24, and $19 billion of 182s, dated Jan. 24 and due July 24.

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