European markets closed firmly in the red on Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of an upcoming ECB meeting, while digesting earnings.
Most Asia markets traded lower on Monday, as gaming shares in the region came under pressure after China detained employees of Crown Resorts.
The dollar retreated as investors evaluated whether the Fed will let inflation run above target before raising interest rates.
Oil dropped, weighed by oversupply concerns, with US crude dropping below $50 as trade volumes spiked ahead of the Oct. 20 expiry date.
Gold prices rose slightly as the U.S. dollar pared gains and bargain hunters used dips to accumulate the precious metal.
Stocks closed mostly higher as investors digested commentary from key Fed officials while parsing through bank earnings.
U.S. government debt prices traded lower as investors digested remarks by New York Fed President William Dudley.
European stocks finished Friday sharply higher, as a positive morning trade on Wall Street and a strong rally in banks helped lift sentiment.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Friday, as investors weighed price increases in China and the possibility of a Fed hike later in the year.
The dollar posted a weekly performance best after strong U.S. retail sales and producer prices data for September.
Oil prices gave up early gains on Friday, as abundant crude supplies outweighed tighter U.S. fuel inventories and OPEC's plans to cut output.
Gold edged lower as stocks firmed and the U.S. dollar rose on expectations the Fed would raise rates by the end of the year.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, as investors digested a slew of earnings and data releases.
U.S. stocks fell, but closed well off session lows, as investors digested weak data out of China and rising oil prices.
U.S. government debt prices rose on Thursday as investors digested the release of several pieces of data and a bond sale.
European stocks closed firmly in the red on Thursday, after weak China data triggered a slide in mining stocks.
Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after see-sawing following soft Chinese trade data.
The dollar tumbled on Thursday, as risk appetite took a turn for the worse after soft Chinese trade data spooked the market.
Crude oil prices turned positive on Thursday as refined products futures rallied on stockpile draws in U.S. gasoline and distillate fuel oil.
This came as equities plunged on soft Chinese trade data that stoked concerns about the health of the world's No.2 economy.