U.S. bonds were mixed with investors closely watching a spike in the price of oil and digested remarks from a key U.S. Federal Reserve member.
European equities closed higher on Monday, despite oil prices and a number of telecom stocks falling into negative territory.
Asian markets were mixed Monday, not getting much of a boost from solid U.S. jobs data last week, while Japan shares lost ground as the yen rose.
The U.S. dollar hit its lowest against the yen in two weeks on continued expectations of a slow path of Fed rate hikes this year.
Gold fell on Monday after strong U.S. economic data boosted investor risk sentiment.
Oil prices fell, with WTI closing at a one-month low as investors doubted that producers will freeze output.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open Tuesday as oil held mostly lower and traders piled into safe-haven assets.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, shaking off pressure from low oil prices, after encouraging data on domestic employment and manufacturing.
U.S. government debt prices traded in a back-and-forth range on Friday, as investors digested the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls data.
European markets closed lower on Friday in a choppy day of trade as investors reacted to a slide in oil prices and fresh jobs data from the U.S.
Asian markets started the new quarter on the back foot Friday, falling despite solid China manufacturing surveys, as a reading on Japan's economy disappointed.
The dollar turned higher on Friday after a better-than-expected U.S. nonfarm payrolls report was released.
Gold fell more than 1 percent on Friday after U.S. payrolls data for March beat expectations.
U.S. oil fell 4 percent after the Saudi deputy crown prince cast doubt over a possible production freeze.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open with investors closely watching the price of oil.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday, the final trading day of the quarter, ahead of the monthly employment report due Friday.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday morning.
European shares closed lower Thursday as investors paused for breath and awaited key jobs data due out in the U.S. on Friday.
The dollar hit its lowest level in more than five months against a basket of currencies on Thursday.
Gold rose as the dollar retreated, keeping the metal on course for its biggest quarterly gain in nearly 30 years.