The mayhem in Chinese equity markets showed no signs of abating on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite index settling below the key 3,000 mark.
U.S. stocks plunged more than 3.5 percent, closing off session lows in high volume trade as fears of slowing growth in China pressured global stocks.
Bonds flipped between negative and positive territory as concerns about economic growth pushed the 10-year note yield to lowest level since April.
Gold turned lower on Monday, as the dollar pared losses, and U.S. shares and other commodity markets staged a comeback.
Oil prices fell to fresh 6½-year lows at the session bottom on Monday as markets worried about a China-led global economic slowdown.
The euro hit a 6 1/2-month high and the yen struck a peak against the dollar as investors flocked to safe haven currencies.
Asian investors made a stampede for the exit on Monday on the back of growing fears surrounding the health of China's economy.
U.S. stocks closed deep in the red as global growth concerns accelerated selling pressure to push the Dow and Nasdaq into correction territory.
U.S. government yields were slightly higher Friday, as investors continued to digest Wednesday's Fed minutes.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open on Tuesday, recovering from the plunge seen in global stocks on Monday.
U.S. oil prices recorded their eighth consecutive week of falls, the longest losing streak since 1986.
The dollar tumbled more than 1 percent against the euro and the yen on Friday.
Gold rose in choppy dealings on Friday, hitting a six-week high and putting it on track for its biggest weekly climb since mid-January.
Asian equities slid deeper into negative territory on Friday, joining a global sell-off sparked by jitters over China.
U.S. stocks closed near session lows as investors weighed continued uncertainty about the timing of a rate hike and concerns about global growth.
Stock index futures screamed lower, with Dow futures tumbling more than 700 points, as fears surrounding the health of China's economy multiplied.
Government debt yields fell to multimonth lows, with the 10-year yield slumping below 2.1 percent as stocks declined on global economic worries.
The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies, with investors trimming bets in its favor.
U.S. crude prices extended gains and Brent briefly turned higher on Thursday as the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season sparked concern.
Gold hit its highest in five weeks as the dollar eased after meeting minutes from the Fed suggested policymakers were in no hurry to hike rates.
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