European shares closed higher on Thursday after an important announcement regarding the meetings of the European Central Bank.
Gold settled at its lowest level since in more than eight months as the dollar index jumped to a four-year peak after the Federal Reserve signaled that a faster hikes.
Crude oil fell on Thursday, pressured by ample supply, concerns about demand growth and a stronger U.S. dollar.
The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as slowing property prices in China offset relief over the U.S. Federal Reserve's accomodative policy stance.
Wall Street looked set to open higher, as stocks in Europe continued a relief rally over the Federal Reserve's accommodative policy stance.
Stocks wavered Wednesday as Wall Street waits to hear from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. Treasury bonds largely traded higher on Wednesday, as investors waited to learn whether the Fed would maintain its dovish stance.
European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.
Gold fell modestly, as the Federal Reserve continued on track with its plans to wind up its crisis-era monetary stimulus.
Oil gave back most of the day's gains as a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories overwhelmed the impact of a possible OPEC output cut.
The U.S. dollar strengthened following Fed news after earlier hitting an 8-year high against the Japanese yen.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday on speculation whether the U.S. Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance and following reports of Chinese stimulus.
U.S. stock-index futures ticked up on Wednesday, as investors waited to learn whether the Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance.
Stocks rose Tuesday as investors mulled the timing of rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.
U.S. Treasury bond yields declined on Tuesday, with rates on short-dated notes falling faster than those with longer maturities.
European shares closed lower with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.
Gold ended modestly higher on Tuesday ahead the Federal Reserve's policy announcement, but remained near an eight-month low.
Crude jumped as the prospect of a likely supply cut from OPEC outweighed the impact of weak demand from the world's biggest energy consumers.
Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday.
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