The U.S. dollar fell broadly on Wednesday as U.S. Treasury yields fell and investors waited on a speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Palladium jumped as bets on lower prices were reversed after the metal broke above key chart levels.
U.S. stock-index futures ticked slightly higher on Wednesday, with retail earnings set to take center stage and crude oil prices still in focus.
U.S. stocks ended slightly higher, with the Nasdaq posting a fresh record close, as investors kept an eye on falling oil prices.
U.S. sovereign bonds traded slightly higher on Tuesday after stocks closed lower Monday on Wall Street in one of the year's slowest sessions.
European stocks finished on a positive note on Tuesday after several major earnings that beat expectations.
Asia markets mostly advanced on Tuesday, as traders digested Chinese inflation data and the RBI monetary policy decision.
The price of gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies.
Sterling fell against the dollar after the Bank of England hinted at further easing.
Oil prices were down on Tuesday as forecasts for a drop in U.S. inventories and speculation of producer action countered concern about a glut.
U.S. stock-index futures traded flat to higher on Tuesday as traders eyed oil prices and earnings season trailed off.
U.S. equities close slightly lower, despite a rise in oil prices, as investors awaited key retail sales data due later this week.
U.S. sovereign bonds pared some losses on Monday but remained lower in the wake of Friday’s better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls report.
European equities closed mostly higher on Monday, despite a solid tick-up in oil prices and a strong performance from Europe's banks and miners.
Japanese shares led gains as Asia markets rallied Monday despite weak Chinese data as sentiment likely got a boost from a strong U.S. jobs report.
This comes ahead of a week of data likely to feed the debate on the chances of a rise in U.S. interest rates this year.
Oil rose on Monday on a report of renewed calls by some OPEC members to restrain output, but analysts warned bearish fundamentals remain.
Gold slipped on renewed expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike after stronger-than-expected payrolls data.
Wall Street stock indexes looked set to open higher on Monday after the better-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls number on Friday.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher, with the S&P and the Nasdaq posting their strongest close ever.