U.S. sovereign bond prices rose on Thursday, as U.S. stocks turned lower amid a drop in the financials.
European stock indexes closed flat as excitement over news of a possible OPEC production deal sagged.
Most Asian markets closed up on Thursday after an oil rally, but India shares dropped after reports of conflict in the disputed region of Kashmir.
The U.S. dollar hit an eight-day high against the yen on Thursday on reduced appetite for the safe-haven currency.
Oil prices pared gains as optimism over an OPEC plan to limit output was offset by questions over its ability to rebalance the market.
Gold reversed earlier losses on Thursday as all three major U.S. indexes hit session lows.
U.S. stock-index futures signaled a lower start to trade on Wall Street on Thursday, after an accord was struck among OPEC members was struck.
U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday on the back of a jump in oil prices after reports that OPEC had reached a deal to cut production.
U.S. sovereign bond prices fell on Wednesday, after Reuters reported that OPEC may have reached a deal to limit oil production.
European indexes closed higher on Wednesday, with investor sentiment buoyed by a rally in Deutsche Bank shares.
Asia markets finished mixed on Wednesday, with Japanese shares selling off amid a relatively stronger yen.
The U.S. dollar hit a roughly five-month low after OPEC sources told Reuters the producing group agreed to reduce its oil output.
Oil prices rose as much as 6 percent on Wednesday on a report OPEC members have reached a deal to limit crude supply.
Gold prices fell for the second straight day and hit a one-week low on Wednesday, pressured by earlier strength in the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock-index futures rose slightly on Wednesday, ahead of a flurry of speakers from the Federal Reserve, including Janet Yellen.
Stocks closed higher on Tuesday, despite a sharp fall in oil prices, following the first presidential debate.
U.S. sovereign bond prices broadly rose on Tuesday.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday as weak sentiment towards the banking sector saw Deutsche Bank shares hit a fresh record low.
Asia markets retraced much of their earlier losses following the conclusion of the first U.S. presidential debate.
The dollar rose against the euro after concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank caused general unease over Europe's banking sector.