European markets ended sharply lower on Thursday as fresh concerns over U.S. rate hikes and losses in commodity markets dragged on sentiment.
Asia markets ended lower Thursday, amid fresh declines in oil prices and concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve may hike interest rates sooner than expected.
Spot gold slipped to its lowest in nearly one month and was poised for its biggest weekly loss since early November after a dollar recovery.
Oil prices pared losses on Thursday, but still posted their first weekly loss in over a month.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to slightly higher open Monday after the long Easter weekend.
The dollar climbed for a fifth straight day against a basket of major currencies, on track for its best streak in almost a year.
U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday with energy stocks leading declines as oil settled below $40 a barrel.
U.S. sovereign bonds edged lower Wednesday as investors continued to digest the tragic terror attacks in Brussels.
European markets closed mixed on Wednesday as investors digested a renewed decline in commodity stocks.
Asia markets ended mostly lower Wednesday, but remained relatively resilient after a terrorist attack in Belgium Tuesday.
The dollar rose to a one-week high against a basket of currencies, boosted by hawkish comments by U.S. Federal Reserve officials.
Spot gold fell about two percent on Wednesday, one of its deepest declines of the past year.
Oil extended losses Wednesday as U.S. crude inventories jumped more than expected and gasoline stockpiles fell.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Thursday morning as a decline in commodity prices weighed.
U.S. stocks closed mixed amid news of explosions in Belgium that killed more than two dozen people.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday morning as investors digested remarks made by a top Federal Reserve official.
European markets finished mixed on Tuesday after explosions rocked the Belgium capital of Brussels leaving at least 31 people dead and several injured.
Asia markets were mixed on Tuesday, with the Nikkei up 2 percent and Shanghai down 0.2 percent, after U.S. equities squeezed out gains overnight.
The yen and the Swiss franc rose while the euro fell after explosions in Brussels spurred inflows into safe-haven currencies and assets.
Gold rallied after two explosions at Brussels airport killed at least 13 people and a further blast hit the Belgian capital's Metro.