European equities finished lower as investors looked ahead to a two-day meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve and reacted to fresh economic data.
The euro rose for a second day against the dollar on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Gold prices hovered close to their lowest in over three months as traders waited for the Fed's policy meeting to gauge the timing of a U.S. rate hike.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Wednesday ahead of the hotly anticipated statement from the Federal Reserve.
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, with markets in Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul ending the session at new highs.
Oil prices were under pressure for a fourth straight day on Tuesday on expectations of a 10th week of record builds in U.S. crude.
U.S. stocks closed higher as investors cheered a pause in the dollar rally and eyed renewed weakness in oil prices ahead of Wednesday's Fed meeting.
U.S. bond prices extended gains as investors focus on the central bank's upcoming two-day meeting.
European equities finished higher Monday as investor sentiment continued to be buoyed by the ECB.
The dollar fell for a second straight day against major currencies, pressured by weak US economic data as the Fed started a two-day policy meeting.
Gold was stuck near its lowest in over three months on Monday, pressured by a stronger dollar ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy meet.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday, as investors awaited news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
WTI settled at a six-year low on Monday as inventories rose and negotiations toward a nuclear deal with Tehran advanced.
Chinese shares led gains in Asia on Monday, touching a five-year high on rising stimulus bets.
Mass demonstrations across Brazil against corruption and waning economic growth have highlighted that Russia is not the only BRIC nation off track.
U.S. stocks closed lower, as a week of mixed economic data, dollar strength and low oil prices made traders cautious ahead of next week’s Fed meeting.
The yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury notes briefly turned positive on Friday after touching a session-high of 2.119 percent.
European equities closed slightly higher Friday, as the oil and gas sector took another hit from tumbling oil prices.
The euro extended its losses against the greenback on Friday as it traded under $1.05.
Japanese stocks tracked a positive lead from Wall Street to hit a fresh multi-year high, breaching the 19,000 level, as major indices in the region largely rose on Friday.
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