Interest rates rose on Tuesday as a surge in commodity prices pounded government securities.
The increase was particularly sharp on the short end, amid rumors that Federal Reserve policymakers had voted to tighten credit to stop the price rises.
The bond-equivalent yield on one-year Treasury bills rose to 3.40% from 3.31% last Friday.
The yield on the two-year note rose to 4.01% from 3.91%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond went up to 6.68% from 6.67% and that on the 10-year note rose to 5.79% from 5.74%.
The bond market initially opened on a strong note, propelled by Japanese buying on last Friday's worse-than-expected employment report for …