Asia markets were mixed Wednesday, following a weaker finish on Wall Street overnight as traders await the U.S. Federal Reserve decision due later.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Tuesday amid key data releases and ahead of the the U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy decision.
European stocks finished in negative territory on Tuesday, on the back of a sharp slip in mining stocks and oil prices.
U.S. stocks closed mixed in low volume trade, mostly shaking off a decline in oil prices ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting later in the week.
Oil prices pared losses in post-settlement trade after data showed a smaller-than-expected rise in crude stocks.
The dollar fell sharply against the yen as weak U.S. retail sales data compounded investors' search for safety.
U.S. sovereign bonds rallied on Monday, ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy decision on Wednesday.
Most Asia markets lost ground Tuesday, tracking Wall Street's weak performance, with analysts saying traders are turning more cautious after the recent rally.
Europe finished higher on Monday shrugging off a sharp dip in oil prices, as investors looked ahead to a raft of central bank meetings.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday amid data reports ahead of the conclusion of the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.
Asia markets traded higher across the board on Monday, extending last week's gains following the announcement of fresh stimulus measures from the ECB.
Gold turned lower and fell below $1,240 an ounce on Monday, as stock markets and the dollar gained.
Currency markets were off to a relatively quiet start on Monday, stabilizing after last week's wild swings.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday amid of a number of key data releases, as investors geared up for the Federal Open Market Committee's policy announcement on Wednesday.
U.S. oil prices fell over 3 percent on Monday on concerns a six-week market recovery has gone beyond fundamentals.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Friday as oil prices rose and investors took a more positive view of Thursday's European Central Bank announcements on stimulus.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday, after ECB President Mario Draghi suggested rates would not go further into negative territory.
European equities were higher with investors cheering a rally in oil prices and digesting the aggressive easing measures the ECB announced.
Gold edged lower on Friday as the dollar rebounded, but prices remained within reach of a 13-month high.
Asia markets reversed early losses to trade mostly higher on Friday, as traders digested fresh easing from the European Central Bank (ECB) overnight.