Wall Street futures pointed to higher open on Friday, with Europe shares boosted after Scotland voted against independence from the U.K.
U.S. sovereign bonds fell on Friday, with the yield curve flattening, after Scotland voted again independence from the United Kingdom.
European shares were higher in morning trade on Friday, with investors showing relief after voters in Scotland rejected independence and opted to remain within the United Kingdom.
Gold held above its lowest in 8-1/2 months on Friday but was headed for a third straight weekly drop on fears of a U.S. rate hike.
Brent crude drew closer to $98 a barrel on Friday and is set for its first weekly gain in three on the possibility of lower OPEC output.
Sterling climbed to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high against the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence.
Asian shares rose on Friday following liquidity boosting measures from China and after Scottish voters decided against independence.
Stocks rose Thursday as investors continued to relish the Federal Reserve's renewed vow to keep rates low.
The U.S. Treasury bond yield curve flattened on Thursday, with longer-dated notes rising while shorter-dated ones fell.
European shares closed higher on Thursday after an important announcement regarding the meetings of the European Central Bank.
Gold settled at its lowest level since in more than eight months as the dollar index jumped to a four-year peak after the Federal Reserve signaled that a faster hikes.
Crude oil fell on Thursday, pressured by ample supply, concerns about demand growth and a stronger U.S. dollar.
The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as slowing property prices in China offset relief over the U.S. Federal Reserve's accomodative policy stance.
Wall Street looked set to open higher, as stocks in Europe continued a relief rally over the Federal Reserve's accommodative policy stance.
Stocks wavered Wednesday as Wall Street waits to hear from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. Treasury bonds largely traded higher on Wednesday, as investors waited to learn whether the Fed would maintain its dovish stance.
European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.
Gold fell modestly, as the Federal Reserve continued on track with its plans to wind up its crisis-era monetary stimulus.
Oil gave back most of the day's gains as a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories overwhelmed the impact of a possible OPEC output cut.
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