European stocks finished mixed on Monday, as investors tried to shake off the sharp fall in oil prices and mining stocks.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Monday, as oil prices rallied on supply outages in Canada and the replacement of Saudi's oil minister.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, tracking European stocks higher, as sentiment was buoyed by corporate earnings and a rebound in oil prices.
The yen hit a 10-day low after Japan's finance minister said Tokyo was ready to intervene in the currency market if needed.
Gold fell more than 1 percent as the strengthening dollar and a sharper appetite for assets.
U.S. oil dived as caution among investors offset a decline in daily production capacity due to Canadian wildfires.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, amid gains in oil prices, after the headline figure in the April employment report missed expectations.
U.S. government debt prices traded in a wide range Friday, as investors digested weaker-than-expected U.S. employment data.
European stocks closed in the red on Friday as the latest U.S. jobs data came in below expectations and a fall in commodities weighed on sentiment.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies after William Dudley told the NYT the Fed may raise interest rates twice in 2016.
Gold jumped 1 percent on Friday after U.S. non-farm payrolls data for April came in weaker than expected.
Most Asian markets lost ground on Friday, but Australian shares erased earlier losses after the central bank lowered its inflation forecast.
U.S. oil rose Friday as the dollar softened, but ended lower for the week, snapping a four-week winning streak.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday as oil failed to hold much of its intraday gains and investors awaited the key employment report due Friday.
Government debt prices climbed, as investors digested economic data, rising oil prices and awaited speeches from Fed speakers.
European markets finished mostly mixed on Thursday, as investors digested the latest slew of earnings amid a rise in oil prices.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies for a third day on Thursday.
Oil gains eased after jumping as much as 3 percent, as a wildfire near Canada's oil sands region raised worries about supplies.
Gold turned lower on Thursday, dropping for the fourth straight session on pressure from the firm US dollar.
Asian markets likely got a fillip from higher oil prices, closing mostly higher Thursday after wavering throughout the trading session.