Europe finished mixed on Monday, as investors cheered on the rally in ARM shares, but remained concerned over global geopolitical events.
Markets in Asia traded mostly up on Monday, ahead of a relatively data-light week in the region, shrugging off the failed military coup in Turkey.
Spot gold fell on Monday as European equities rose after investor jitters calmed following a failed coup attempt in Turkey.
Oil prices fell on Monday as rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears that another major glut is building.
The Yen slips broadly as Turkey quells an attempted military coup, while calm in UK prompts sterling bump.
Dow futures opened lower on Friday after an apparent attempted coup in Turkey.
U.S. sovereign bond yields pared gains after gunfire was heard and jets were seen flying in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
U.S. stock-index futures rose slightly on Monday, following Asian and European stocks higher after an $32 billion Japan-U.K. semiconductor deal boosted markets.
European stocks closed largely lower on Friday, following a terror attack in France that killed at least 84 people.
Asia markets closed mixed on Friday, following another record close in U.S. stocks, and as investors digested a data deluge from China.
Turkey, which straddles Europe and the Middle East, is not a major oil producer, but is an important pipeline area.
Gold edged lower and was set for its first weekly loss since May on improving global risk sentiment and a steadier dollar.
The dollar spiked against the Turkish lira after gunfire was heard in the capital of Ankara on Friday.
Stocks closed higher after the BOE hinted at looser monetary policy and as earnings season kicked into full gear.
U.S. Treasury notes declined on Thursday, as European stocks and U.S. equity futures rose on signs of increased political stability in the U.K.
European stocks pared some losses to close higher on Thursday, after falling when the Bank of England surprised markets by holding rather than cutting interest rates.
Asian markets ended mostly higher, while Singapore's securities market remained closed due to a system glitch.
Oil prices rose on Thursday as traders covered short positions a day after crude futures were hammered by weak U.S. demand for fuel.
The Bank of England surprised market by holding fire on post-referendum rate cut.
U.S. stock indexes futures traded higher Friday after better-than-expected retail sales.