The world’s largest currency index and a leading forex tracker have been trading higher this year, as investors have found more attractive options for their portfolios.
The benchmark 10-year German bund yields climbed nearly 1% on Monday to 2,933.91 per cent, a record high.
The euro zone’s benchmark 10 year European benchmark yields rose more than 0.3% to 1,931.83 per cent.
The euro fell against the dollar, but was trading above the dollar as of 1:00 p.m.
The U.S. benchmark 10 month Treasury yield climbed 0.2% to 2.29%.
The 10-month yield on 10- and 20-year Treasuries rose 0.1% to 3.13%.
The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.2%, as investors piled into emerging markets, amid the ongoing turmoil in the region.
The Japanese yen climbed to its highest level since March as investors looked to diversify their portfolios amid a slowing economy and continued worries about the global economic outlook.
The Shanghai composite index edged higher as investors boosted exposure to emerging markets.
Investors are still watching for a clear signal from the Federal Reserve and its decision on the pace of its bond-buying program, and have been reluctant to jump on the bitcoin bubble, with investors holding the currency as an investment and a hedge against volatile markets.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.04% fell 0.4% to 17,621.93.
The S&P 500 SPX, +1.05% lost 0.7% to2,633.96.
The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +2.00% dropped 0.5% to 4,838.24.