Europe's technology sector shed 1.2% and Asian tech companies moved lower following declines in their US counterparts, which helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 post their biggest daily declines in more than a month.
Nasdaq futures were lower for a second straight day on Wednesday as the selloff in tech stocks continued, while the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were little changed.
Traders said the euro could add to its gains in the near term.
The euro started its upswing from $1.12 on Tuesday after ECB President Mario Draghi said in a speech that "a considerable degree" of stimulus is needed in the eurozone, a step back from the more dovish language used in earlier speeches.
The tech sell off continues the trend that started a week or so ago as a generally softening in the prices of sector leaders such as Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet (Google), Netflix.
KB Home edged up 0.8 percent to $23 after the homebuilder increased its full-year forecast.
Many economists already believed the greenback was nearing the end of the road past year when excitement over the boost to spending and growth promised by President Donald Trump funded one last hurrah.
Speaking at the ECB's central banking forum in Portugal on Tuesday, Draghi said "deflationary forces have been replaced by reflationary ones".
At 11.34am, the rand was at R13.0190 to the dollar from R13.0151, at R14.7875 to the euro from R14.7557, and at R16.6923 to the pound from R16.6803.
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Thompson is already dad to six-month-old son Prince , whom he welcomed with his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig in December. However, if Khloe's raunchy Instagram photo is anything to go by, she looks anything but an expectant mama-to-be.
ANZ's Martin Whetton said central bankers are in a bind. Yields move inversely to prices.
France's 10-year yield fell 3 basis points over the day to 0.70 per cent as investors moved back into the debt, having been up 15 basis points earlier.
TreasuryOne dealer Andre Botha said emerging markets lost ground in reaction to a surging euro following Draghi's comments.
Draghi's comments coincided with a government report in Germany - the harshest critic of the ECB's easy stance - which showed that low interest rates posed the biggest threat to the country's financial system.
The dollar inched lower against the yen after hitting a more than one-month high of 112.46 on Tuesday.
Asian equities closed mostly lower, tracking declines on Wall Street.
In other words The IMF reckons Trump will not get through his tax plan, his infrastructure plan or any of his other "policies" that could add to USA growth so this year's estimate for GDP growth has been cut to 21% from 2.3% and there will be no change next year with 2018's dropped to 2.1% from 2.5%.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.7% helped by gains in banks and resources companies following a recovery in iron-ore futures and base metals prices.