Asian markets ended mixed on Thursday amid hopes for fresh European stimulus while new data reinforced expectations for tighter U.S. monetary policy.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed in low volume trade after a slew of data releases Wednesday, the last full trading day of the holiday week.
U.S. sovereign bonds prices were up amid geopolitical concerns and U.S. data.
European equities closed firmly in positive territory on Wednesday after some encouraging corporate results helped lift sentiment.
Gold prices dropped on Wednesday, on pressure from a rebounding dollar after strong U.S. economic data heightened expectations of a December hike.
Oil managed slight gains amid lower-than-expected inventories build.
The dollar rose after strong economic data further backed the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.
While fresh geopolitical fears after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane sent most Asian equities lower, oil prices and some energy plays saw gains.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher, as gains in oil prices and energy stocks helped offset an earlier decline following news of a downed Russian jet.
U.S. sovereign bond prices rose on Tuesday, pushing yields down, amid gross domestic product data.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open Wednesday, the last full trading day of the week as investors eyed a slew of economic data.
European markets finished sharply lower on Tuesday after Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
U.S. sovereign bonds yields were flat on Monday after San Francisco Fed President John Williams said there is a "strong case" for raising rates next month.
Crude oil futures closed higher on Tuesday after Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
Gold rose 1 percent on Tuesday, recovering from near six-year lows as news that Turkish fighter jets had shot down a Russian-made warplane.
The U.S. dollar edged down as investors piled into safe-haven currencies on concerns about rising tension between Russia and Turkey.
Asian equity markets finished mixed on Tuesday afternoon, following a lower finish from Wall Street overnight.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower as investors eyed fluctuations in oil prices and looked ahead to data in the shortened Thanksgiving holiday week.
European equities pared losses but still traded lower on Monday with investors reacting to price fluctuations in the oil market.
The dollar rose to an eight-month high, as comments from a regional Fed president further cemented expectations of a rate hike next month.