U.S. government debt yields slipped on Thursday amid trade discussion between the United States and its North American allies.
Canada has until Friday to join a trade deal made between the U.S. and Mexico, according to President Donald Trump. However, the president said he was confident an agreement between the two nations was within reach. "I think Canada very much wants to make the deal," Trump told reporters on Wednesday. "It probably won't be good at all if they don't."
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was lower at around 2.866 percent at 11:58 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was in the red at 3.009 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.