U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open with indexes set to continue a rally after a dovish speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday.
Gold jumped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday after comments indicated the central bank's cautiousness in raising interest rates.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Monday as investors eyed oil prices and awaited data and comments from key Fed policymakers due later in the week.
Asia markets were mixed on Monday after most were shut for Good Friday, with a weaker yen helping to bolster Japan shares.
Gold edged up on Monday, as the dollar retreated after weaker-than-expected U.S. data.
Crude fell Monday as European markets observed the Easter break, while data showed big speculators still slow to build long positions.
The U.S. dollar eased against a basket of major currencies on Monday after the release of soft U.S. data.
U.S. sovereign bond prices extended gains as investors digested fresh supply and looked ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.
Asia markets closed mostly higher Friday as a weaker yen provided support for Japan's shares amid persistent concerns over a potential April Fed hike.
The dollar was on track for a weekly gain of over 1 percent against a basket of currencies after several Fed officials gave hawkish signals.
U.S. stocks ended off session lows Thursday as oil prices recovered from session lows and the U.S. dollar index gave back some gains.
U.S. government debt prices fell, as investors eyed the release of data and anticipated further comments from James Bullard.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
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.