Treasuries settled on a direction Tuesday afternoon and turned mostly higher. After most maturities traded lower earlier in the session, government notes and bonds were gaining ground around 4 p.m. EST.

The two-year note was unchanged at 100 2/32 with a yield of 2.97%, while the five-year was gaining 3/32 to 97 1/32, yielding 4.19%. The 10-year was also up 3/32, to 100 27/32, yielding 4.89%.

The 30-year bond, which is being discontinued, was up 4/32 to 100 17/32, yielding 5.34%.