U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as traders digested a key employment report that missed expectations.
Europe finished under pressure on Thursday, as investors showed signs of caution ahead of a key U.S. jobs report on Friday.
Asian markets advanced Thursday, bolstered by oil's overnight rise, while Samsung Electronics jumped after an activist investor called for a revamp.
The dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Thursday, hitting its strongest level in two months.
Oil prices hit new highs going back to June after a surprisingly large drop in U.S. inventory levels provided support.
Gold slipped, pressured by a firmer dollar ahead of U.S. jobs data that could put the Fed on track to raise interest rates.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Thursday morning as traders eyed the release of data.
Stocks closed higher, as investors parsed through a slew of economic data while watching surging oil prices.
U.S. government debt prices gyrated on Wednesday, as investors geared up for a set of speeches by Fed officials and more data.
Europe closed lower on Wednesday as a sharp rise in oil prices failed to win over investors, with news on central banks continuing to dwell.
The dollar was little changed as upbeat data on U.S. services sector offset a weaker-than-expected report on private job growth.
Oil prices hit session highs on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported another surprise weekly drawdown in crude inventories.
Gold steadied after previously plunging in a sharp sell-off triggered by speculation and a break of key technical support levels.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, as the U.S. dollar climbed after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, as investors awaited remarks from key Fed officials and new data.
Stocks closed lower, pressured by a rising dollar, while investors digested data from the IMF and remarks from a Fed official.
European stocks closed higher Tuesday with Deutsche Bank back in focus for its first trading day of the week.
In Europe, shares of stricken German lender Deutsche Bank were higher in their first day of trading following a long weekend.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were lower as investors focused on remarks from Fed officials.
Stocks closed lower as investors digested key economic news and kept an eye on oil prices.