U.S. stocks snapped a two-day losing streak on Thursday as investors digested economic data and set up for Friday's jobs report.
U.S. government debt prices turned lower on Thursday following a better-than-forecast unemployment report.
Oil prices closed down as officials announced they had reached solutions on key parameters on Iran's nuclear program.
Gold fell below $1,200 an ounce as the dollar firmed ahead of a U.S. jobs report that will provide clues on when the Fed will hike rates.
European markets seesawed on Thursday to close mixed as investors focused on U.S. economic data and positioned themselves ahead of the Easter break.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, undeterred by a weaker finish in the U.S. as gains in crude prices overnight boosted oil-related counters.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.
Gold edged down, but managed to hold above $1,200 an ounce on a weaker dollar after poor economic data raised doubts over the US growth outlook.
The U.S. Treasury prices rose, after an ADP private sector payroll report came in weaker than expected, showing how weather has continued to hit growth.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, following some positive economic data for the euro zone.
US oil closed up more than 5% after government data showed inventories rose for a 12th consecutive week.
Gold roseas the dollar retreated after a downbeat US jobs report raised expectations the Fed could be more cautious in tightening monetary policy.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a softer open on Thursday, amid of a raft of data as investors prepared for a shorter week due to the Easter vacation.
Chinese shares outperform the region as data suggesting a sluggish economy fueled hopes of more monetary stimulus measures.
The dollar fell for a second straight day, as investors pared back hefty positions ahead of a U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
The dollar fell at the start of the second quarter on disappointing data on U.S. manufacturing and jobs growth.
U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back most of Monday's major gains, as investors eyed mixed economic data and the end of the first quarter.
Long-term U.S. government debt prices turned negative on Tuesday after a key reading on the housing market showed home prices rising.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo closed down late Tuesday, while the rest of the region advanced as Beijing unleashed new policy measures.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher on Monday amid encouraging talk of stimulus in Asia, as investors eyed the week's economic data.
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