Feb 13 Fannie Mae, the largest U.S. home funding source, said on Wednesday it sold $3.0 billion of benchmark bills at higher interest rates compared with last week's sale of similar maturities.
Fannie Mae said it sold $1.5 billion of three-month bills due May 15, 2013 at a 0.105 percent stop-out rate, or lowest accepted rate, up from the 0.082 percent rate for last week's sale of $1.5 billion of three-month bills.
The company also sold $1.5 billion of six-month bills due Aug. 14, 2013 at a 0.130 percent rate, also up from the 0.114 percent rate for $1.5 billion six-month bills sold Feb. 6.
The three-month bills were priced at 99.973 with a money market yield of 0.105 percent. The six-month bills were priced at 99.934 with a money market yield of 0.130 percent.
Settlement is Feb. 13-14.