Asia markets fell on Thursday amid U.S. political turmoil as a special counsel was appointed to lead a probe of Russian election involvement.
The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Thursday.
Oil prices rose as consensus formed among exporters to extend production cuts for another nine months.
Gold prices pared gains after extending its biggest one-day rally in nearly a year earlier on Thursday to a more than two-week high
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on concerns about Donald Trump's his ability to deliver on his pro-growth agenda.
U.S. equities closed sharply lower on Wednesday as investors fretted over the latest news coming out of Washington.
U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday on concerns over U.S. President Trump involvement in an FBI investigation.
European stocks close sharply lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to fresh corporate earnings and ongoing political uncertainty in the U.S.
Dow futures tumbled and equities in Asia opened lower as the yen climbed and the euro spiked amid political and legal turmoil surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump.
The yen rose to its highest in two weeks and the Swiss franc hit a seven-week high against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday.
Oil prices strengthened after U.S. crude inventory data showed crude and fuel stockpiles fell last week.
Gold hit a two-week high on Wednesday as Asian stocks slipped and the dollar fell amid political uncertainty.
U.S. futures pointed to a lower open as traders become increasingly worried about political turmoil involving U.S. President Donald Trump.
U.S. equities closed mixed on Tuesday as investors continued to shrug off news coming out of Washington.
U.S. government debt prices rebounded on Tuesday as investors parsed through disappointing housing data.
European stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday as investors reacted to a largely disappointing batch of corporate earnings.
Asian markets were mixed in Tuesday trade on higher oil prices and as investors largely shrugged off U.S. political news on President Donald Trump.
The euro surged more than 1 percent against a broadly weaker dollar on Tuesday, rising above $1.10.
Gold prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday as the dollar slid on signs of slower economic activity in the United States.
Oil prices initially extended gains after a joint announcement by Saudi Arabia and Russia to push for an extension of supply cuts.