Asia markets traded lower on Thursday after a mixed close in the U.S. as Fed minutes hinted that a rate hike is coming 'fairly soon.'
The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on a perceived lack of progress on U.S. tax reform and public spending.
Oil price gains eased on Thursday after U.S. government data suggested high inventories could undermine OPEC's move to cut output.
Gold was steady after the minutes of the latest Fed policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike next month.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open as traders digested remarks from new Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin.
U.S. equities closed mixed after minutes from the Federal Reserve's previous meeting hinted that a rate hike coming "fairly soon."
U.S. government debt prices edge higher on Wednesday as investors focused on economic data and the latest minutes from the Federal Reserve.
European markets finished roughly flat on Wednesday, after investors waded through a raft of corporate earnings and news from individual stocks.
Asia markets traded higher as investors continue to wait for policy details from the Trump administration on tax reforms and deregulation.
The dollar index erased earlier gains after Fed meeting minutes showed the next interest rate increase could be soon.
Oil prices fell as analysts forecast U.S. crude stockpiles increased by about 3.3 million barrels last week, its seventh weekly build.
Gold held firm on Wednesday after falling as much as 1 percent the session before.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday as traders focused on a host of earnings reports.
U.S. equities kicked off the week on the right foot, closing at record highs Tuesday.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Tuesday as investors eyed fresh economic data after President's Day.
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Asia markets traded mixed, while South Korean shares hit highs not seen since mid-2015 during the Tuesday session.
The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday after two Fed policymakers pointed to the potential for US interest rates to rise next month.
Oil prices rose to near three-week highs on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production.
Gold fell on Tuesday as reinforced expectations of an increase to U.S. interest rates next month pushed the dollar higher.