U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Monday as a rebound in commodity prices helped boost sentiment across global equity markets.
Europe finished mixed on Thursday as optimism on earnings, failed to completely offset turbulence surrounding various commodities.
A sharp fall in commodity prices has hit miners hard since last April. However, analysts are now suggesting there may be an opportunity in the long term.
European markets finished sharply higher on Wednesday as investors cheered the recovery in oil prices and mining stocks.
European markets closed mostly lower on Tuesday, as a decline in commodity prices and mixed earnings weighed.
Anglo American on Tuesday posted a full-year net loss and announced plans to sell assets as commodity prices slump.
Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, discusses the plans to sell its iron ore producer and says it will focus on diamonds, platinum and copper.
Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, says the mining company may need to sell off some of its businesses.
European markets extended gains to close higher Monday, thanks to remarks from ECB head Mario Draghi and a recovery in banks and commodities.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday as crude oil prices and mining stocks rebounded.
European stocks slid to close sharply lower as investors remained pessimistic on global economic growth prospects.
European markets ended sharply lower on Monday, as investors saw more factors adding to global growth concerns.
European markets finished lower on Friday after the latest U.S. jobs data showed a slowdown in employment in January.
European markets ended mixed on Thursday, as a rally in mining stocks tried to offset concerns surrounding growth, earnings and oil.
European equities closed firmly in the red on Wednesday; as a sharp rise in oil prices failed to relieve stress from the markets.
European markets tumbled to close sharply lower on Tuesday, as concerns over oil prices haunted traders and investors worldwide.
European equities closed sharply lower on Thursday, as a raft of weak earnings offset positive sentiment surrounding the rebound in oil prices.
European markets eked out gains Wednesday as investors tried to shake off oil's fluctuations and disappointing earnings.
European markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, on the back of a sharp rebound in oil prices and a rally in mining stocks.
European stocks closed sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a recovery in oil prices and dovish remarks from the ECB.