The safe-haven yen rose, as investors considered a spectrum of risks including possible U.S. action in Syria and North Korea.
Crude oil eased from a five-week high as rising U.S. shale oil production offset concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
Gold rose as investors sought assets seen as havens from risk as political tensions rose over North Korea, the Middle East and the French election.
Futures pointed to a marginally lower open as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Moscow amid tensions over Syria.
U.S. equities closed fractionally higher on Monday amid geopolitical tensions while investors looked ahead to the start of earnings season.
U.S. bonds were mostly higher as comments from Rex Tillerson appeared to retreat from expectations of a campaign to remove Bashar Assad.
European markets were under pressure on Monday amid increased geopolitical risks as investors continued to digest the U.S. missile attack in Syria.
Asian equities finished mixed in Monday trade on the back of heightened geopolitical tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
Oil rose further above $55 a barrel on Monday, supported by another shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield and heightened tension over Syria.
The euro edged lower against the dollar on Monday, pressured by nervousness over the upcoming French presidential elections.
Gold slipped further as expectations that the Fed will press ahead with interest rate hikes counterweighed concerns over political tensions.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Monday as increased geopolitical risks continued to dominate headlines.
Stocks ended flat as investors parsed through a mixed employment report, a U.S. airstrike in Syria and comments from a top Fed official.
U.S. bonds rose on Friday as investors digested the decision of Trump to launch strikes against a Syrian airfield and a soft jobs report.
Bourses in Europe were mostly lower on Friday after the U.S. fired cruise missiles against an air base in Syria, raising concerns over an escalating conflict in the region.
Crude prices spiked and the dollar traded weaker in Asian trade on Friday as the U.S. fired dozens of crude missiles into Syria in response to a chemical gas attack.
The safe-haven yen climbed and the Russian rouble tumbled on Friday, after the United States launched cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria.
Gold pares gains after it hit a five-month high as investors piled into the precious metal after the US fired at a Syrian airbase.
U.S. equities gave up most of their gains after Donald Trump said he's willing to act alone on North Korea if China does not step up.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it is ready to unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet.