Tender rates for the Treasury Department's latest 91-day and 182-day discount bills were higher, as the three-months incurred a 0.900% high rate, up from 0.845% the prior week, and the six-months incurred a 1.015% high rate, up from 0.975% the week before.

Coupon equivalents were 0.915% and 1.034%, respectively.

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The price for the 91s was 99.772500 and that for the 182s was 99.486861.

The median bid on the 91s was 0.885%. The low bid was 0.850%.

Tenders at the high rate were allotted 65.74%. The bid-to-cover ratio was 3.23.

Tenders totaled $125,847,715,000 and the Treasury accepted $39,000,185,000 including $513,004,000 of non-competitive.

The Fed banks bought nothing for themselves.

The median bid for the 182s was 0.990%. The low bid was 0.965%.

Tenders at the high rate were allotted 39.66%. The bid-to-cover ratio was 3.01.

Tenders totaled $99,452,755,100 and the Treasury accepted $33,000,163,900, including $422,226,100 of non-competitive.

The Fed banks bought nothing for themselves.

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