U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April, according to a report released on Friday.
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final April reading on the index was 95.9. It was up from the previous month's reading of 93.0, and barely missed estimates of 96.0.
Consumer sentiment in April was at its second highest level since 2007, and was higher than the average level during the last five months than anytime since May 2004.
Read MoreConsumer confidence down in April
"Consumers must judge the negative impact of higher interest rates to be easily offset by the positive impact of expanding jobs and incomes," said Surveys of Consumers chief economist Richard Curtin in a statement.