Treasuries rose on Friday after U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co. earnings came short of the target and after consumer confidence fell to a 26-year poll.

The Reuters/University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment fell to 63.2 from 69.5 in March.

Two year treasury notes rose 6/32 in price to 1.750 percent at 5:21 p.m. in New York. Ten year notes were up 20/32 to 3.477.