U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, weighed by declines in energy stocks, as investors remained on edge ahead of the Brexit vote.
Markets in Asia closed mixed on Thursday, as investors remained on edge ahead of the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union (EU).
Sterling hit a 2016 high and the euro surged against the dollar and yen after a series of late opinion polls favored Britain staying.
Gold fell to a two-week low on Thursday as the last sweep of opinion polls before Britain's referendum on EU membership began.
Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Thursday, with investors less worried about prospects for the global economy.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday morning as traders eyed the release of several pieces of data.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were relatively flat as investors digested a second day of testimony by Janet Yellen and a seven-year notes sale.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, as investors prepared for the following day when the U.K. votes in its referendum on the EU.
Japanese shares fell on Wednesday, as Asia closed mixed ahead of the upcoming British vote to decide whether to remain in the EU.
The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets.
Gold fell to a two-week low on Wednesday after its biggest one-day drop in four weeks.
U.S. futures were indicating a higher start for stocks after two straight sessions of gains.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher, amid declines in oil prices, as investors eyed the latest Brexit polls and digested remarks from the Fed chair.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were lower Tuesday as safe-haven trades unwound alongside polls that showed positive gains for the U.K.'s remain campaign.
European stocks were mostly higher following polls that allayed fears of a Brexit, however, a decline in oil prices added pressure to sentiment.
Japanese markets on Tuesday reversed early losses of as much as 1.13 percent to trade higher as rest of Asia close mixed.
Sterling and the euro rose on the last day before Britain's referendum on EU membership, the pound trading just off its highest this year.
Gold fell for a second session in a row on Tuesday as fears that Britain could vote to leave the European Union in Thursday's referendum receded.
Oil prices reversed their losses in post-settlement trade after API data showed a bigger-than-expected draw on inventory.
U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, amid gains in oil prices, as fears of a Brexit diminished.