Yields for U.S. Treasurys rose to the highest in over three weeks following strong economic data on Monday.
In late afternoon, prices for the benchmark fell 3/32 to yield 2.348 percent, higher than Friday's close of 2.335 percent.
Yields and prices are inversely related.
The S&P 500 also set a record intraday high soon after it opened, reducing the appeal of Treasurys. But S&P and the rest of Wall Street gave up those earlier gains, pulling yields from their session highs.
The 30-year Treasury bond fell 1/32 in price to yield 3.069 percent in late afternoon.
Earlier, disappointing manufacturing data out of the euro zone helped push Treasury notes higher and U.S. stock index futures lower on the day.
Markit's final euro zone Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for October came in at 50.6, just below initial estimates of 50.7, indicating weaker than expected expansion in the sector.
In addition, China reported over the weekend that its official PMI fell to a five-month low and other data on Monday showed its services sector grew at the slowest pace in nine months.