Oil prices slipped on Monday, extending last week's losses after coming under pressure over the past month from rising production.
But, prices were supported by the start of talks on the terms of Britain's departure from the European Union.
U.S. government debt prices slipped on Monday as investors digested commentary from a key Federal Reserve official.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Monday, as investors awaited remarks from Fed officials, while keeping an eye on politics.
The S&P 500 ended marginally higher for the week following a deal that ignited a sell-off among big retail and grocery companies.
U.S. bond prices rose on Friday as investors digested key pieces of economic data.
Markets in Europe moved higher on Friday as investors digested news of a fresh disbursement to Greece and focused on wider political events.
Most Asian bourses closed cautiously higher on Friday after the Bank of Japan kept its policy unchanged.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday on weaker-than-forecast data on housing and consumer sentiment.
Oil prices edged up from 2017 lows on Friday but an ongoing supply excess put them on track for their 4th week of losses.
Gold rose on Friday as investors judged that a sell-off sparked by a rise in U.S. interest rates this week had run its course.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as technology stocks attempted to come back from its latest pullback.
U.S. equities closed lower on Thursday as large-cap technology stocks faced renewed pressure.
Bonds were lower as investors responded to the Federal Reserve's decision begin reducing its bond and security holdings.
Bourses in Europe moved lower on Thursday as investors digested comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank.
Asian equities closed mostly lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time this year.
The dollar rose to its highest level in more than two weeks on Thursday, one day after the Fed announced a quarter-point rate hike.
Oil prices dropped on Thursday, under pressure from high inventories and doubts about OPEC's ability to implement agreed production cuts.
Higher interest rates are negative for gold because they increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding gold.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as traders reacted to the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision.