Asian shares outside Japan advanced on Friday after the Fed decided to hold off on its first rate hike in nearly a decade.
U.S. stocks were set for a higher start on Monday, despite sentiment being bruised by last week's hefty sell-off.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Thursday as investors digested the Federal Reserve's rate hike decision and Fed Chair Yellen's press conference.
Treasury bonds extended gains, pushing yields to session lows, after the Federal Reserve decided to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged.
U.S. crude ended the session lower after the Federal Reserve announced it would not raise interest rates.
European equities closed mixed on Thursday, in a see-saw day for markets, as investors remained on edge ahead of Federal Reserve's decision.
Gold rose to a two-week high on Thursday after the Fed said it held U.S. interest rates steady, sending the dollar index to a three-week low.
The dollar hit session lows against the euro and fell versus the yen following the much-anticipated policy decision by the Federal Reserve.
Asian stocks outside China advanced on Thursday, as investors eyed gains in oil prices and the positive lead from Wall Street.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday as traders reacted to the Fed's decision to hold off rising rates.
U.S. stocks closed more than half a percent higher as investors eyed a jump in oil prices and looked ahead to the Fed's decision on a rate hike.
European equities finished Wednesday in the green, as takeover talk and rising oil prices kept investors happy as they awaited the outcome of the ongoing Fed meeting.
Gold edged higher on Wednesday after struggling to break away from the previous week's one-month low.
U.S. crude inventories fell by 2.1 million barrels in the last week,compared with analysts' expectations for an increase of 1.2 million barrels.
Asian shares advanced on Wednesday, with markets in China spiking in the final minutes of trade to clinch their best single-day gain since August 27.
US bond prices crept higher on Wednesday after a sharp selloff in the previous session.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher as investors eyed some of the final data reports leading into the Federal Reserve's key meeting.
U.S. stock index futures held a touch lower on Thursday as traders looked to the Federal Reserve and today's interest rate decision.
European equities accelerated gains to close around 1 percent higher on Tuesday, after a choppy day of trade.
The dollar rose on Tuesday, as Wall Street rallied on solid retail sales data.
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