NEW YORK, March 30 U.S. Treasury debt yields
drifted higher on Thursday after data showed the final U.S.
gross domestic product number for the fourth quarter was revised
higher, reflecting a steady growth path for the world's largest
The final U.S. GDP number was 2.1 percent in the fourth
quarter, higher than the second estimate of a 1.9 percent growth
and exceeded market forecasts for a 2.0 percent rise.
In early morning trading, benchmark 10-year notes
were down 1/32 in price to yield 2.390 percent. The
yield was 2.380 percent before the data's release.
(Reporting by Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss)