The dollar topped 114 yen on Monday, its highest level in nearly seven years, extending gains spurred by the Bank of Japan's decision last week.
Asian equities were mixed on the first trading day of November as investors digested a raft of Chinese data.
Stocks rose Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly expanded stimulus, sparking hopes for the global economy.
Wall Street looked to fall at the open on Monday, as disappointing European and Chinese data hit global market sentiment.
U.S. government bonds declined on Friday, as better-than-expected U.S. third quarter growth hit demand for "safe haven" assets.
Europe shares ended the day higher after the Bank of England outlined tougher leverage rules for banks and the Bank of Japan upped stimulus measures.
Gold and silver slumped to their lowest since 2010 as the dollar & stock markets soared following a new round of quantitative easing.
Oil prices dropped on Friday and were headed toward a fourth consecutive monthly fall as another round of monetary stimulus from Japan pumped up the U.S. dollar.
The yen tumbled to its lowest level in nearly seven years against the dollar, putting it on track for its biggest losses in 18 months.
Japanese shares outperformed Asian peers on Friday following easing measures from the Bank of Japan and updates from the world's largest pension fund.
Stocks gained Thursday after data showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter.
Wall Street stock index futures soared on Friday, as markets around the world rebounded after the U.S. posted better-than-expected Q3 growth.
U.S. sovereign bond yields fell on Thursday, with the yield curve steepening.
European stocks ended the day higher on Thursday, as traders digested Wednesday's policy moves from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Gold settled at its lowest level in nearly 4 weeks after the Fed ended its bond-buying stimulus program.
Brent crude oil slipped below $87 a barrel on Thursday as expectations that U.S. interest rates may rise sooner than previously thought pushed the dollar higher.
The dollar extended recent gains to a 3-1/2-week high, boosted by strong third-quarter growth and a newly hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.
Asian equities ended mixed on Thursday as investors reacted to the end of quantitative easing in the U.S. and the region's latest earnings.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve announced the end of quantitative easing.
Stocks were little moved Wednesday, as Facebook declined and Wall Street looked to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
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