The yield on U.S. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes last stood at 2.22 percent, well up from Monday's 2.14 percent levels.
Speaking to a conference in Portugal, ECB President Mario Draghi said the ECB could adjust its policy tools of sub-zero interest rates and massive bond purchases as economic prospects improve in Europe.
The day's gyrations show how focused investors have become on when central banks will withdraw the stimulus that has shaped markets for so many years.
Traders took the comments as a signal the European Central Bank was gearing up to wind down the programme as early as January, an outcome that officials said had yet to be discussed and will ultimately depend on inflation and other economic data in the coming months.
The currency is now trading with a 0.2 percent gain to 1.1360 after Tuesday's 10-month high of 1.4 percent to 1.1349 against the United States dollar. Yields move inversely to prices, which were depressed as investors moved money out of bonds.
In Asia overnight, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent as it pulled back from a two-year high hit on Monday. He cited European Central Bank research showing a broader measure of joblessness, including those who want to work more hours but can't, could be as high as 18 percent, nearly twice as high as the official rate. "The U.S. equity market also hovers at a high level, but its performance is spotty with high-tech shares falling", said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief forex strategist at Mizuho Securities in Tokyo.
Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US Authorities believe the fire was started over a week ago by someone using a weed torch in bone dry conditions. The blaze was burning in the southeastern area of Santa Clarita, a city of some 181,500 residents.
It was spooked after the U.S. Senate delayed voting on a healthcare reform bill, rekindling worries about the timeline of Donald Trump's business-friendly policies.
Oil prices rose about 1 percent but concerns remained that a three-year supply glut is far from over.
Copper rose 0.38 percent to $5,880.00 a tonne.
The dollar pushed lower to a fresh eight-month trough against the other major currencies in quiet trade on Wednesday, as a delay in a highly-anticipated US healthcare vote continued to weigh heavily on the greenback.
San Francisco Fed head John Williams said investors may be getting overly complacent about risks and that "the stock market seems to be running pretty much on fumes". It was at $1.1324 recently, down 0.1% on the day. The contract gained 86 cents, or 2 percent, to settle at $44.24 per barrel on Tuesday.
It went as high as US$0.7624 on Tuesday but once again failed to breach key chart resistance of US$0.7636. Brent, the global standard, was up 50 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $46.54 per barrel in London.
In a letter to staff, American chief executive Doug Parker described the Qatar plan as puzzling at best and concerning at worst. Most of the states involved have closed off their airspace to Qatar Airways and have stopped flights in and out of the country.
Despite having nearly 1.5 million acres of federal lands, the less populated Rio Blanco County will receive about $553,000. Nationwide, a record $464.6 million will be distributed to 1,900 local government entities.
A total of 21 awards were handed out to artists, entertainers and athletes at the show, which was hosted by Leslie Jones . The former First Lady wanted to personally thank Chance for his philanthropic efforts in their hometown of Chicago.
The U.N. has ascribed responsibility to Assad's government for three previous attacks during Syria's six-year civil war. Washington said it had reason to believe that preparations for chemical attacks were being nursed by the regime.
Speaking of Rihanna's relationships, here's a timeline of Rihanna's most infamous relationship with Drake . Rihanna has told friends she's in love with him and seems completely smitten, ' a source said.
The powerful ransomware code named " Eternal Blue " has impacted many central banks and large corporations in Europe. The attacks' modus operandi is similar to the recent spate of WannaCry ransomware attacks , CSA and GovTech added.
Most recently, the industry leaders condemned the president's decision to withdraw the US from an global climate agreement. A number of interesting things were shared at the first meeting of the American Technology Council on Tuesday.
Before the set, he had openly admitted that he felt "out of place" at the festival - and relished the chance to win over new fans. Two-time Grammy-winning singer Ed Sheeran has announced a stadium tour for 2018 in the United Kingdom and Ireland .
So, coming out two months after Untitled Avengers , [that's what] much of what the next Spider-Man film will be about. Watts added that young Peter Parker was actually played by Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau's son, Max Favreau.
It's only because of a special deal between Marvel and Sony that Holland's Spider-Man is even part of the MCU in the first place. He shared: "I think actors tend to be drawn toward, not necessarily villainous, but [yeah] probably villainous characters".
Sefanaia Naivalu swept in to score followed by a quickfire brace from Israel Folau, with Michele Campagnaro responding for Italy. The Wallabies players return to Super Rugby next month for the final two rounds of the regular season.
Woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies
Her ears and parts of her fingers were melted off in the attack, and she was left unable to walk. She remained in hospital until May of this year, when she was moved to palliative care.
London police raise Grenfell fire toll to 80
Nine blocks have been re-clad in the last five years and the materials used are created to inhibit the spread of fire. Many local officials and companies are now scrambling to remove similar cladding to prevent a similar tragedy.
Microsoft resurrects EMET to improve Windows 10 security
Here is a promotional video that Microsoft published that provides explanation of the new features in less than 5 minutes. It was the third critical Windows Defender vulnerability Project Zero researchers have uncovered in the past seven weeks.