U.S. stocks closed higher, led by gains in tech stocks, after Yellen said it is appropriate for policymakers to proceed 'cautiously.'
U.S. sovereign bonds were trading higher Tuesday as investors digested a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
European markets closed mostly higher on Tuesday as investors eyed the volatile trade in commodity markets, ahead of Yellen's speech.
Most Asian markets were lower Tuesday ahead of key U.S. data, amid continued concern over whether the Fed might hike interest rates at its April meeting.
The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies as traders awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, reflecting growing concerns that a two-month rally may be fading.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open with indexes set to continue a rally after a dovish speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday.
Gold jumped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday after comments indicated the central bank's cautiousness in raising interest rates.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Monday as investors eyed oil prices and awaited data and comments from key Fed policymakers due later in the week.
Asia markets were mixed on Monday after most were shut for Good Friday, with a weaker yen helping to bolster Japan shares.
Gold edged up on Monday, as the dollar retreated after weaker-than-expected U.S. data.
Crude fell Monday as European markets observed the Easter break, while data showed big speculators still slow to build long positions.
The U.S. dollar eased against a basket of major currencies on Monday after the release of soft U.S. data.
U.S. sovereign bond prices extended gains as investors digested fresh supply and looked ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
Asia markets closed mostly higher Friday as a weaker yen provided support for Japan's shares amid persistent concerns over a potential April Fed hike.
The dollar was on track for a weekly gain of over 1 percent against a basket of currencies after several Fed officials gave hawkish signals.
U.S. stocks ended off session lows Thursday as oil prices recovered from session lows and the U.S. dollar index gave back some gains.
U.S. government debt prices fell, as investors eyed the release of data and anticipated further comments from James Bullard.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
European markets ended sharply lower on Thursday as fresh concerns over U.S. rate hikes and losses in commodity markets dragged on sentiment.