Fannie Mae sells $2.0 bln bills at mixed rates

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Fannie Mae , the largest U.S.home funding source, said on Wednesday it sold $2 billion ofbenchmark bills at mixed interest rates compared with lastweek's sale of similar maturities.

Fannie Mae said it sold $1.0 billion of three-month billsdue Jan. 9, 2013 at a 0.115 percent stop-out rate, or lowestaccepted rate, down from the 0.120 percent rate for last week'ssale of $1.0 billion of three-month bills.

The company sold $1.0 billion of six-month bills due April10, 2013 at a 0.153 percent rate, up from the 0.150 percent ratefor $1.0 billion six-month bills sold Oct. 3.

The three-month bills were priced at 99.971 with a moneymarket yield of 0.115 percent. The six-month bills were pricedat 99.923 with a money market yield of 0.153 percent.

Settlement is Oct. 10-11.

(Reporting by Caryn Trokie; Editing by James Dalgleish)


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