Bonds ended a six-session rally, with prices surrendering early gains and turning down on profit-taking ahead of Friday's key US unemployment report.
U.S. sovereign bonds rose on Black Friday, with demand for "safe haven" assets boosted after OPEC's announcement.
Bond yields across Europe continued to slide Thursday as weak inflation data boosted hopes of a full-blown sovereign bond-buying program.
Yields hit their lowest levels in over a month on weaker-than-expected US data and continued low yields in Europe.
Prices rose after the Treasury's auction of two-year notes saw strong demand, but low volume and a lack of market-moving economic data capped gains.
U.S. benchmark bonds turned narrowly lower on Friday, after China unexpectedly cut interest rates, stepping up its campaign to boost growth.
Despite recent ups and downs, hedge funds are now more in love with Japan than at any time in the last decade.
Treasury bonds rose as investors sought the safety of government bonds amid concerns about global growth following weak data from China and Europe.
Gershon Distenfeld, director of high yield debt at AllianceBernstein, discusses where he thinks the best opportunity is in the high yield space, but warns that a lack of liquidity in the sector keep him up at night.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA FX and fixed income strategy at UBS, says there are "cracks" in Turkey's economy making it one of the worst emerging markets.
U.S. Treasury debt yields rose on Wednesday ahead of the release of minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting.
The U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened on Wednesday, with yields rising on shorter-dated notes.
The U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened on Tuesday, with benchmark 10-year bonds rising slightly.
U.S. Treasury debt prices slipped on Monday afternoon after European Central Bank's Mario Draghi said the bank was willing to purchase more bonds.
U.S. bond prices rose on Friday afternoon after data showed consumer sentiment gains.
Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, says the U.S. Treasury curve is behind the Federal Reserve.
U.S. Treasurys declined on Thursday, with Wall Street stock index futures trending higher and Brent crude oil nearing 2010 lows.
U.S. Treasurys gained on Wednesday morning, with longer-dated notes rising faster than shorter ones.
The bond market is closed Tuesday in observance of Veterans Day.
Jonathan Beinner, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses volatility in fixed income, bond market risks and the outlook on the U.S. dollar.