European stocks finished on a positive note on Tuesday after several major earnings that beat expectations.
Asia markets mostly advanced on Tuesday, as traders digested Chinese inflation data and the RBI monetary policy decision.
The price of gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies.
Sterling fell against the dollar after the Bank of England hinted at further easing.
Oil prices were down on Tuesday as forecasts for a drop in U.S. inventories and speculation of producer action countered concern about a glut.
U.S. stock-index futures traded flat to higher on Tuesday as traders eyed oil prices and earnings season trailed off.
U.S. equities close slightly lower, despite a rise in oil prices, as investors awaited key retail sales data due later this week.
U.S. sovereign bonds pared some losses on Monday but remained lower in the wake of Friday’s better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls report.
European equities closed mostly higher on Monday, despite a solid tick-up in oil prices and a strong performance from Europe's banks and miners.
Japanese shares led gains as Asia markets rallied Monday despite weak Chinese data as sentiment likely got a boost from a strong U.S. jobs report.
This comes ahead of a week of data likely to feed the debate on the chances of a rise in U.S. interest rates this year.
Oil rose on Monday on a report of renewed calls by some OPEC members to restrain output, but analysts warned bearish fundamentals remain.
Gold slipped on renewed expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike after stronger-than-expected payrolls data.
Wall Street stock indexes looked set to open higher on Monday after the better-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls number on Friday.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher, with the S&P and the Nasdaq posting their strongest close ever.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors digested the release of a better-than-expected jobs report.
European stocks closed sharply higher on Friday after the U.S. added an impressive 255,000 jobs during the month of July.
Asia markets closed mixed on Friday in the wake of the BOE's rate cut, with traders looking ahead to the July U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
The U.S. dollar reversed losses to trade about a third of a percent higher Friday after the headline figure on the July employment report topped expectations.
Gold was lower Friday after the headline figure on the July jobs report topped expectations.