U.S. Treasury yields dipped on Monday, as traders continued to buy U.S. government debt after dovish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Tuesday ahead of a number of key data releases, amid choppy trade in currencies and oil.
European equities ended lower as investors watched a meeting between the leaders of Greece and Germany.
Gold retained gains to trade near its highest in two weeks, boosted by a weaker dollar and Fed caution on the timing of interest rate hikes.
The dollar fell for a second straight session against a basket of major currencies after traders unwound bullish dollar positions.
U.S. crude settled higher on Monday as a declining dollar offset global oversupply concerns
Equity markets in Tokyo and Shanghai outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Monday, drawing strength from a strong finish on Wall Street last week.
U.S. stocks jumped about 1 percent to close near highs, continuing several days of alternating gains and losses as investors weighed a weaker dollar.
U.S. bond yields crept lower on Friday, ahead of speeches by Federal Reserve policymakers.
European equities closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE 100 provisionally up 0.8 percent, above 7,000 for the first time.
The dollar stumbled on Friday, capping its worst weekly performance against the euro in more than two years.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Monday, amid some dollar and oil price weakness, ahead of a busy week of data releases.
Gold held recent gains to trade near a two-week high on Friday and was headed for its biggest weekly jump since January.
U.S. crude surged 5 percent after positive comments about Greece by German Chancellor Angela Merkel boosted the euro against the dollar.
After a lackluster morning session, Asian stocks mostly advanced on Friday, with Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney markets finishing the week at new highs.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors weighed the Federal Reserve statement that indicated a rate hike would come gradually.
U.S. Treasury yields slipped on Thursday after heavy declines following Wednesday's dovish statement from the Fed.
European equities closed mostly flat to higher on Thursday, as investors reacted to a dovish statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Oil prices fell as a rebounding dollar and Kuwait's stance that OPEC had no choice but to keep producing undercut the previous day's rally.
The dollar nursed hefty losses, having suffered its biggest one-day fall against the euro in six years after the Federal Reserve struck a dovish tone.