U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Friday as investors digested better-than-expected housing data and kept an eye on developments in foreign markets.
Housing starts in the U.S. totaled 1.16 million in May, above a consensus estimate of 1.15 million.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat higher, at 1.6139 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher, at 2.4292 percent. Two-year note yields traded flat at 0.6968 percent. A bond's yield moves inversely to its price.