Asia markets traded mixed on Thursday despite U.S. gains. Toshiba shares extended their tumble amid concerns over its restructuring plans.
The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.
OPEC may extend its oil supply-reduction pact with non-members if global crude inventories fail to drop to a targeted level, sources said.
Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar weakened after a 10-day winning streak.
Equities in the United States climbed to new highs on Wednesday as investors parsed through key economic data.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Thursday as traders digested economic data.
U.S. government debt prices fell as investors focused on the testimony of the Federal Reserve's top official and digested economic data.
European bourses closed higher on Wednesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen hinted at a possible rate hike next month.
Asia markets finished mixed. The Nikkei climbed 1 percent, while Toshiba shares dropped 8.75 percent amid growing concerns.
The greenback was previously on track for its 11th straight day of gains.
Oil prices were choppy on Wednesday after a government report showed a large rise in U.S. crude inventories.
Gold regained its footing Wednesday in response to the dollar shedding some of its gains.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wednesday as traders eyed further comments from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. equities posted new record highs as investors digested testimony from the top Federal Reserve official.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday as investors digested the release of data and comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
European markets closed flat on Tuesday as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings.
Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday, as pussyfoot investors look to the Federal Reserve chair's two-day congressional testimony.
Gold came off its highs after Janet Yellen said the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting.
The dollar rose as investors raised their outlook on a faster pace of U.S. rate increases following comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
An OPEC-led effort to cut output is supporting oil prices, while rising production elsewhere is keeping them within narrow ranges.