Fannie Mae on Wednesday said it sold $2 billion in bills at higher interest rates compared with sales of the same maturities than a week ago.

Fannie Mae sold $1 billion of three-month bills due Aug. 26 at a stop-out or lowest accepted rate of 0.170 percent and $1.0 billion of six-month bills due Nov. 25, 2009 at a 0.293 percent stop-out rate.

The three-month bills were priced at 99.957 with a money market yield of 0.170 percent and the six-month bills were priced at 99.852 with a money market yield of 0.293 percent.

Settlement is May 20-21.

On May 20, Fannie Mae sold $500 million of three-month bills at a stop-out rate of 0.160 percent and $500 million of six-month bills at a rate of 0.260 percent.