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US Treasurys higher after data

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U.S. government debt prices were broadly higher on Friday as investors digested the release of several pieces of data.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat lower at 1.5127 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower, at 2.2342 percent. Bond prices move inversely to yields.

U.S. Markets Overview: Treasurys chart

The producer price index reading for July showed a 0.4 percent fall, with economists expecting a rise of 0.1 percent. Retail sales, meanwhile, came in flat.

In oil markets, Brent crude traded at $46.97 a barrel, edging 0.04 percent higher for the session, while U.S. crude held at $44.40 a barrel, up 2.09 percent.

—CNBC's Patti Domm contributed to this report