Benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields rose slightly Tuesday to 1.965 percent from a close of 1.963 percent on Monday. Yields on bonds move inversely to prices.
Thirty-year Treasury bond yields edged lower to 2.722 percent, after closing at 2.732 percent in the previous session.
Yields on the two-year and five-year notes also rose.
The Fed is expected to hold interest rates on Wednesday and Fed Chair Janet Yellen will provide explanation at her post-meeting press conference.
On the data front, U.S. retail sales fell 0.1 percent in February, less than expected, as automobile purchases slowed and cheaper gasoline undercut receipts at service stations.
Producer prices fell 0.2 percent last month after a 0.1 percent gain in January.