U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday, as investors awaited the conclusion of the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.
Asian shares outside Japan declined on Tuesday, as investors eyed a slew of corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
The dollar dropped to an eight-week low after a weak U.S. consumer confidence report.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday on reports Iran had seized a cargo vessel and as the dollar dropped to an eight-week.
Gold edged higher as the dollar softened ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting that could provide a steer on when interest rates will rise.
U.S. stocks closed lower as investors weighed earnings and looked ahead to the beginning of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting on Tuesday.
Treasury yields rose on Monday after the government's sale of two-year notes, the first part of this week's $90 billion supply.
European equities closed higher, with investor sentiment boosted by a reshuffle of the team of Greek officials that are negotiating with its creditors.
China stocks soared to multi-year highs on Monday while caution over central bank meetings weighed on the rest of Asian indices.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with the Nasdaq setting another record as investors cheered major earnings reports.
The euro scaled a three-weak peak against the dollar on optimism about Greece's prospects after the government reshuffled its bailout team.
Oil prices seesawed on Monday as conflict in Yemen and falling U.S. rig counts lent support, while ample global supply kept traders cautious.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday, as investors cheered a record Nasdaq close spurred by positive earnings.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.
Data showing a seventh straight monthly decline in U.S. business spending plans knocked the dollar lower on Friday.
Oil prices diverged, with Brent rising to a near 4½ month high and WIT crude falling as data showed the drop in US oil rigs quickened this week.
Gold dipped and looked set for a third successive weekly loss as strength in global equities, which offset a falling dollar.
U.S. stocks closed near highs, with the Nasdaq at a record, as investors cheered corporate reports.
U.S. government debt yields fell on Thursday, having surged beyond a 3-week high on Wednesday after housing data upped expectations of a Fed hike.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a slightly higher open on Monday as markets eyed Apple earnings and hints on monetary policy from the Fed.