U.S. stocks closed higher, off session highs as a bounce in oil and stocks failed to completely offset uncertainty ahead of the Fed meeting next week.
U.S. government debt prices were lower Thursday, as investors continue to see whether market conditions stabilize.
European equities finished solidly lower on Thursday, after sentiment was left dented by data from Asia's two largest economies.
U.S. stocks were tipped to open flat to slightly lower Monday, with focus turning to this week's closely-anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
Oil prices rallied Thursday as strong U.S. demand for gasoline overshadowed news of increased inventories of crude.
Gold edged off four-week lows on Thursday as European stocks snapped a three-day run of gains.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday with traders cautious about next week's meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The dollar softened on Thursday as global stock markets turned down.
Asian shares outside South Korea declined on Thursday, as economic data out of the region's top two economies heightened concerns about growth.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower, weighed by declines in oil and failing to extend a rally in global markets despite talk of stimulus overseas.
European equities lost some steam by the close on Wednesday, yet ended higher on hopes of further stimulus measures in Asia.
Asian shares were on a roll Wednesday, as investor confidence got a boost from the strong rally in offshore markets.
The dollar rose on Wednesday, following equities rallies on Wall Street, Europe and Asia.
Gold fell to a four-week low on Wednesday as stock markets strengthened and the dollar firmed.
U.S. Treasury prices fell on Wednesday, undermined by a strong tone in global equity markets and ahead of new supply expected later in the day.
Oil prices fell on Wednesday as ample supply pressured futures even as the prospect of economic stimulus from China boosted equities markets.
U.S. stocks closed more than 2 percent higher, rebounding from their second-worst week for the year as gains in global markets boosted sentiment.
Brent rose Tuesday as European economic data and increased Chinese crude imports outweighed Asia growth concerns and global oil oversupply.
U.S. stock index futures pared gains to trade mostly lower after another day of volatility and disappointing data from Japan and China.
European equities closed more than 1 percent higher on Tuesday, despite weak data from China that caused further volatility in Asian markets.