U.S. sovereign bonds prices were higher Tuesday as investors digested U.S. inflation and housing data, while eyeing oil prices.
European markets hovered around the flatline Monday following weak data out of China.
Most Asian markets advanced Tuesday as energy plays rallied after rising oil prices spurred a banner session on Wall Street.
The U.S. dollar dipped against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday amid U.S. inflation data.
U.S. stock-index futures traded flat to lower early on Tuesday, as European and Asian stocks declined amid renewed concerns the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates in the near-term.
Gold prices rose on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses after a weaker dollar and falling stock markets spurred safe-haven buying.
U.S. crude prices rose on Tuesday on expectations of lower U.S. stockpiles and after wildfires threatened Canadian oil supplies.
U.S. sovereign bond prices fell Monday as investors took to oil plays and digested manufacturing and housing data.
Asian markets ended mostly higher Monday, as traders digested the slew of Chinese economic data released at the weekend.
Oil prices jumped on Monday on growing Nigerian oil output disruptions and after Goldman Sachs said the market had flipped to a deficit.
The yen weakened on Monday as risk appetite improved with the rise in oil prices and Japan.
Gold prices turned slightly negative on Monday, reversing gains of 1 percent on pressure from strong crude futures and U.S. equity markets.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Friday morning as investors digested two key data sets.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday, as oil prices gave back much of their initial gains and after inflation data.
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 closing below their 50-day moving averages and posting their first three-week losing streak since January.
European stocks finished on a positive note, as investors digested another set of earnings reports and tried to shake off the decline in oil prices.
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
The dollar climbed to a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday.
Gold rose as European equities fell, but further gains were curtailed by a stronger dollar.
Oil prices were poised to end a three-day bull run on Friday, falling as a strong dollar made it more expensive to hold oil positions.