U.S. bond yields were mixed Thursday after the Treasury Department auctioned $13 billion in 30-year bonds at a high yield of 2.905 percent.
The 30-year bond yield inched higher to 2.897 percent after the sale. The 10-year Treasury note also ticked higher for the day at 2.102 percent.
Yields on two-year and five-year notes, though, remained lower for the session after the auction. Two-year note yields last traded at 0.899 percent.
For the sale, the bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 2.29 versus a recent average of 2.34. Indirect bidders, which include major central banks, were awarded 56.5 percent. Direct bidders, which include domestic money managers, brought 10.8 percent.
2-year yields this weekSource: FactSet