U.S. Treasury issues were higher around 4 p.m. EDT. The 10-year note was up 20/32 at 103 26/32, yielding 4.379%.

Shorter-term notes and the long bond were also advancing. The bond was gaining 21/32 to 101 3/32 and yielding 5.299%.

The two-year note was up 7/32 to 99 29/32, yielding 2.290%, and the five-year was ahead by 19/32 to 103 25/32 and yielding 4.383%.