U.S. Treasury issues traded higher around 4 p.m. EDT. The two-year note was up 5/32 to 100 6/32, yielding 3.14%. The five-year was gaining 7/32 to 100 7/32 to yield 4.33%.

The 10-year was up 9/32 to 98 28/32, yielding 5.02%, while the 30-year was gaining 13/32 to 96 28/32 and yielding 5.59%.