The dollar traded lower across the board after an earlier rebound versus the euro amid the ECB's reiteration of its dovish stance on monetary policy.
Gold turned higher on Wednesday as the dollar pared gains after weaker than expected U.S. economic data.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors digested the first of the major earnings reports and moderate economic data.
U.S. government debt prices edged down on Tuesday after earlier gains on retail sales data came in a bit weaker than expected.
European shares finished mostly lower on Tuesday, amid caution over a ECB meeting this week and the possibility of a blockbuster M&A deal.
North Dakota's February oil production fell 15,000 barrels per day versus January's output, monthly data from the state showed on Tuesday.
The dollar tumbled after five straight days of gains, as investors took advantage of weaker-than-expected retail sales to lighten hefty positions.
Asian stocks closed mixed on Tuesday on the back of profit-taking and as investors looked ahead to the earnings season.
Gold cut losses as the dollar turned lower after retail sales and PPI came in weaker than expected.
U.S. stocks closed lower, ending three consecutive days of gains as investors remained cautious ahead of earnings season.
European equities closed mixed on Monday, as investors paused for breath after stellar gains last week.
Gold dropped for a fourth session in five on Monday, drifting almost 1 percent below $1,200 an ounce as the dollar firmed.
Crude futures relinquished early gains ahead of the close as a global supply glut continued to cap gains.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly lower open on Tuesday, as traders eyed major bank earnings and retail sale data.
Chinese shares touched fresh seven-year highs on Monday, while Japan's Nikkei 225 struggled to find momentum.
The dollar rose against the euro in a continuation of last week's bets that the Fed will hike interest rates in the coming months.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Friday, as the greenback built on Thursday's gains ahead of the Apple Watch launch.
U.S. government debt yields were holding their earlier losses after a reading on U.S. import prices came in largely in line with expectations.
Mainland stocks finished the week at fresh multi-year highs, while their Japanese peers settled just a whisker away from a psychological 20,000-point mark.
U.S. stocks closed higher as investors digested a rebound in oil prices and looked for more signals on the timing of an interest rate hike.
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U.S. stock index futures ticked lower on Tuesday, following European and Asian shares downwards after weak trade data fueled growth concerns about China.
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