U.S. Treasury notes and bonds traded higher on Thursday, the last day of 2015, as major U.S. stock averages dipped.
Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes yielded 2.2685 percent to end the day, down from a close of 2.305 percent on Wednesday. Thirty-year bonds yielded 3.0164 percent, down from a close of 3.043 percent. (Bond prices move inversely to yields: CNBC Explains)
The market closed early at 2 p.m. ET and trade was thin ahead of the New Year's Day holiday on Friday.