U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday as investors digested the release of data and the auction of $12 billion in 30-year bonds.
The Treasury Department auctioned $12 billion in 30-year bonds at a high yield of 2.475 percent.
The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 2.42, above a recent average of 2.34.
Indirect bidders, which include major central banks, were awarded 64.9 percent, above a recent average of 60 percent.
Direct bidders, which includes domestic money managers, bought 8.1 percent, below a recent average of 11 percent.