Oil prices fell on Monday as the Greek debt crisis helped boost the dollar and as United Nations talks offered a chance for peace in Yemen.
The euro erased losses on Monday after the Sunday failed debt talks between Greece and its creditors.
U.S. stocks traded lower as uncertainty over Greece weighed on sentiment and investors kept an eye on bond yields ahead of next week's FOMC meeting.
Treasurys rose with longer-dated yields retreating further from seven-month highs as concerns about a Greek default spurred safety bids.
European equities closed lower on Friday, with the standoff between Greece and its creditors seemingly intensified.
Asian shares mostly rise on a quiet Friday, with China's Shanghai Composite index edging up to its highest close since January 2008.
Crude prices fell for a second day as Saudi Arabia said it was prepared to raise production and the U.S. rig count continued to decline.
U.S. stocks closed slightly higher, extending the prior day's rebound, as negative news out of Greece counterbalanced a good retail sales report.
Gold inched lower on Friday as traders were cautious ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting next week.
U.S. stock index futures futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, as talks between Greece and its creditors collapsed once again at the weekend.
The euro rebounded against the dollar as Greece said it is getting closer to a deal on its debt.
European equities closed slightly higher on Thursday, as the IMF dashed hopes that a deal between Greece and its bailout supervisors was near.
Asian equity markets tide over a data-heavy Thursday with advances across the board.
Bond yields extended losses after the government's auction of 30-year bonds drew the strongest demand since late last year.
The euro weakened after the IMF pulled out of debt talks with Greece while the dollar clung to modest gains on Friday.
Gold prices fell on Thursday, snapping three days of gains, as global stocks rallied after strong US economic data.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday, with sentiment hit by bad signs from Greece and skepticism over the U.S. economic recovery.
Crude oil fell on Thursday as players took profits from the past two days of gains.
MSCI's decision to delay the inclusion of China-listed shares in its emerging market index weighed on mainland markets on Wednesday.
The dollar slipped to two-week lows against the yen on Wednesday after Japan's chief central banker said the yen was "very weak."
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