U.S. stocks closed mildly lower, under some pressure from economic data, as investors awaited key earnings reports and Wednesday’s Fed statement.
U.S. sovereign bonds edged higher on Tuesday, with yields climbing down from two-week highs as the Fed's two-day policy meeting gets underway.
European markets ended Tuesday solidly lower, as investors reacted to earnings news and a decline in oil prices.
The dollar held firm against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as traders await the Federal Reserve's decision.
Oil prices extended losses into a third week on worries over a supply glut and with another increase in U.S. crude stocks expected.
Gold edged up on Tuesday as the beginning of a two-day Fed meeting had investors turning cautious, and moves were muted as buyers awaited clues.
Asian stocks turned mixed on Tuesday as mainland markets reversed their losses but lower oil prices still weighed on regional resource firms.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday ahead of a statement from the Fed this afternoon and more earnings.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed, holding most of last week's gains, as investors readied for more earnings and central bank announcements.
U.S. sovereign bonds traded higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting this week and a raft of major corporate earnings.
European equities were mixed on Monday, as investors got to grips with a fresh set of earnings reports.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting gets underway and investors prepared for another mass of major corporate earnings.
Oil edged lower on Monday as investors prepared for a week of important economic indicators.
Gold steadied on Monday, after a three-day losing streak as the dollar's ascent paused and uncertainty persisted over the timing of a rate hike.
The dollar dipped on Monday although an improvement in risk appetite after China's monetary easing limited the losses.
Asian stocks mostly extended their rally on Monday after another rate cut in China fueled risk appetite.
Equities closed sharply higher after the PBOC cut rates and after three tech giants posted better-than-expected earnings.
Yields jumped China cut interest rates for the sixth time in less than a year and helped fuel a global rally in equities.
European stocks closed sharply higher Friday, as investors cheered China's central bank as it cut interest rates and digested more earnings.
The euro stumbled to a two-month low against the dollar on Friday.