Dhara Ranasinghe is an Associate Producer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including the global economy, financial markets and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Dhara was a correspondent and sub editor with Reuters news agency in London and Singapore. She has reported on European Treasury markets, Asian economies and currency markets and edited company news stories. Dhara holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the London School of Economics.
U.S. bond prices extended early gains after two economic readings showed unexpected weakness.
Yields remained higher on Wednesday as the government's auction of 10-year notes met solid demand.
As talks between Greece and its creditors over a much-needed aid deal drag on, Athens may risk running out of supporters.
German Bund yields hit 1 percent on Wednesday, as investors digest a generally stronger tone in European economic data.