U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to slightly higher open, as investors geared up for a cluster of data releases.
European stocks close lower on Wednesday after Provident issued a profit warning.
Asian bourses closed mostly lower on Wednesday following the fall in oil prices to seven-month lows overnight.
Commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown took a hit on declining oil prices.
Gold was buoyed as equities fell and the dollar eased from one-month highs following a tumble in crude oil prices.
Oil prices fell on Wednesday despite a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude and gasoline inventories.
U.S. government debt prices were lower, as investors turned their attention to new data releases and the moves in the oil market.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wednesday, with investors keeping a close eye on moves in the oil market.
U.S. equities closed lower Tuesday, pulling back from record highs, as oil prices pressured energy stocks.
European bourses closed lower on Tuesday as oil prices slipped to seven-month lows and investors digested comments concerning the U.K.'s interest rates from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.
Asian indexes closed mixed as markets awaited MSCI's decision on whether China A-shares would be included in its emerging markets index.
An influential Federal Reserve official said U.S. inflation would pick up as wages improved.
The dollar steadied after reaching a 3-week peak following hawkish comments from an influential U.S. Federal Reserve official.
Oil prices fell after news of supply increases, which have undermined attempts by producers to support the market through reduced output.
U.S. government debt prices were higher as investors digested remarks from key Federal Reserve officials and a fall in oil prices.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open, as investors gear up for another batch of remarks from leading Federal Reserve officials.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as technology stocks recovered from a wobbly performance last week.
European bourses closed higher on Monday, as investors shifted their attention to political events across Europe and two unfolding terror attacks in London and Paris.
Asian bourses closed in the green on Monday as markets geared up ahead of Brexit negotiations between the U.K. and the European Union.
The dollar nudged higher on Monday as New York Fed President William Dudley's comments came with doubts about raising rates.