European shares closed lower on Thursday after trimming losses, tracking U.S. markets which partially recovered after visiting correction territory.
The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Thursday on the view that Wednesday's selloff was overdone.
Gold retained sharp overnight gains on Thursday, with investors seeking safety amid increasing concerns over a slump in the global economy.
Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.
U.S. stocks closed down on Wednesday but recovered significantly from historic intraday losses amid concerns about Europe, Ebola and the economy.
European shares closed sharply on Wednesday as investors shunned risky assets on fears of crumbling global growth and weak economic data.
U.S. stock index futures are signalling a lower open following widespread market volatility.
Gold prices turned higher, shrugging off early-morning losses, after a trio of weak U.S. economic reports boosted hopes of a prolonged period of low interest rates from the Fed.
The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday.
Most Asian bourses traded higher on late Wednesday, as benign Chinese inflation data fueled hopes of additional easing while a weaker currency provided support for Japanese shares.
Stocks rose on Tuesday as investors considered earnings from three banking powerhouses.
Anxiety about a slowing global economy stoked a rally in the U.S. bond market, with benchmark yields at their lowest level in 16 months.
The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after worrying economic data came out of the euro zone and United Kingdom.
Gold settled higher as sliding crude oil prices and a dollar rebound prompted the bullion market to take a breather following its recent rally.
European shares trimmed their losses and closed higher as a number of U.S. banks reported positive earnings.
Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday as fears of global economic weakness affected investor sentiment.
U.S. stock index futures turned lower on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors digest a mixed bag of earnings releases.
U.S. futures turned higher Tuesday as U.S. banks began reporting earnings.
Stocks rose Monday after last week's rout that came as investors fretted signs of a slowing global economy.
European shares closed mixed on Monday, as positive data from China failed to boost sentiment.
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