U.S. stocks closed higher, following positive momentum from Europe, as investors looked to Fed speeches and data for signals on rate hike timing.
The dollar fell from three-week highs against the yen and one-week peaks versus the euro.
U.S. crude on Tuesday rose to a five-month high above $61 per barrel.
Bonds were higher, hewing to narrow ranges on a combination of consolidation from last week's decline and low trading volumes in Tokyo and London.
European equities were trading slightly higher Monday, although the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index was closed for a public holiday.
Asian shares pared losses and edged up on Monday, as less-than-stellar data from China fueled bets of further support measures.
The dollar edged higher in thin trading after a two-week drop tied to data suggesting the U.S. economy might be stabilizing.
Gold rose as prices rebounded from the previous session's six-week low, but remained under pressure as the dollar firmed.
Oil retreated on Monday as Saudi Arabia's plan to halt bombing in Yemen eased tensions over supply security in the Middle East.
U.S. stocks closed higher, recovering from the prior day's selloff, as investors eyed higher Treasury yields and looked for signs of economic growth.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open amid of a raft of data releases, which investors will look to for signals on the timing of a rate hike.
U.S. Treasury debt prices continued their decline after the release of numerous U.S. data points on Friday
U.K. equities closed higher on Friday, with the majority of European markets and many international markets closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Asian stocks ended mixed early Friday, pressured by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as investors reacted to a batch of economic data from Japan and China.
The dollar touched a two-week high against the yen on Friday and rose from a two-month low versus a basket of major currencies.
U.S. stock index futures suggested a higher Wall Street open on Monday, following European and Asian markets higher.
U.S. stocks closed down more than 1 percent on the last day of trade for April as investors weighed mixed data and continued weakness in the dollar.
US crude oil futures closed Friday's session down 48 cents at $59.15 per barrel.
Gold edged down on Friday after its biggest one-day loss; failure to maintain a push above $1,200 an ounce undermined investor confidence.
After being prodded up to session highs by multiple U.S. economic data points, U.S. Treasury yields pared gains on Thursday.
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