Treasury yields were higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's Beige Book showed U.S. economic activity continued to expand.
Yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes were up 2 basis points at 2.175 percent. Longer-dated debt yields also rose, with 30-year Treasury bond yields up 3 basis points at 2.946 percent. When a bond's yield fall, the price rises.
"Respondents in most sectors across Districts expected growth to continue at its recent pace, but the Kansas City report cited more mixed expectations," the report stated.
Manufacturing activity was "mostly positive," though New York and Kansas City both reported declines. Retail sales "continued to expand" in most districts, while real estate reports "were mostly positive," according to the Fed.
U.S. sovereign bonds traded flat earlier after the release of three U.S. data points.
Companies added 190,000 jobs to close out the summer, a number that was better than July's downward-revised 177,000 and below anticipation for 201,000 new positions, ADP said.
The data is often referred to as a rough draft for Friday's all-important job's report.
Second quarter U.S. productivity rose 3.3 percent, above the expected 2.8 percent rise and July's factory orders data showed a 0.4 percent rise versus a 0.9 percent estimate.