Asian stocks jumped on Tuesday, joining the global rally induced by China's move over the weekend to stimulate its cooling economy.
The euro inched up against the dollar, pivoting from early losses following an ECB proposal.
Gold steadied below $1,200 an ounce after its biggest one-day drop in a week, remaining under pressure as the dollar rose.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to higher open on Wednesday, ahead of more major earnings releases and some key housing data.
Oil prices fell on Tuesday on anticipation of another weekly build in U.S. crude stockpiles.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Monday amid an unexpected stimulus from China's central bank as investors kept eyeing corporate earnings.
U.S. stock index futures rallied on Monday, after China's central bank cut the amount of money banks must hold as reserves.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Tuesday, ahead of a spate of major earnings and as oil futures for May were set to expire.
U.S. government debt yields rose on Monday after China's central bank cut the amount of money that banks must hold as reserves.
European markets ended higher Monday after China's central bank over the weekend cut the amount of money that banks must hold as reserves.
Asian stocks finished lower on Monday even as China's central bank lowered the reserve requirement ratio over the weekend.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower, following negative news that sent overseas stocks lower, as investors looked ahead to a heavy week of earnings.
Data showing a partial draw in U.S. crude stockpiles helped steady a market weighed earlier by near record highs in Saudi oil production.
The dollar rose broadly, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.
Gold fell below $1,200 an ounce as the dollar steadied, while traders assessed risks that Greece may default and China's new policy measures.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday after key inflation data came in a bit lighter than expected.
European markets closed sharply lower on Friday, pressured by Chinese futures and mounting tensions over Greece debt negotiations.
The dollar index traded slightly lower in late-afternoon Friday as the euro extended its gains.
Asian equities traded mixed on Friday after a soft finish on Wall Street, but China's Shanghai Composite index outperformed with a new multi-year high.
Baker Hughes reported on Friday U.S. drillers took fewer rigs out of oilfields after the biggest drop in a month the previous week.
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