Asia markets closed mixed on Monday, with the Nikkei down after weak trade data, as markets adjust to a slew of comments from the Fed.
The U.S. dollar gained against the euro on Monday after Federal Reserve officials made hawkish remarks on monetary policy.
Oil reversed early losses to turn positive on Tuesday, as investors awaited crude oil inventory data from the United States.
U.S. stocks closed higher with tech stocks leading. The Dow failed to recover gains for the week after stocks fell amid renewed rate hike concerns.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, following gains in European equities, amid stabilization in oil prices.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as investors digested existing home sales data.
European stocks closed higher, as Wall Street rose after falling earlier in the week on renewed concerns the Fed would raise interest rates in the near-term.
Most Asia markets gained on Friday, retracing earlier losses, despite a fresh stream of hawkish commentary from U.S. Federal Reserve officials.
The U.S. dollar hit its highest level against the yen in more than three weeks on Friday.
Gold edged lower on Friday for the third straight session and notched its biggest weekly slide in nearly two months on expectations of a rate hike.
US oil fell as high inventories limited the upside of a series of supply outages in Nigeria, Canada and Libya, but posted a weekly gain.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday after the latest Fed commentary increased prospects of a rate hike as soon as June.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Monday, as oil prices dipped and traders mulled more hints of near-term monetary policy tightening.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning as investors continued to digest the Fed's release of its April minutes.
European stocks finished lower in Thursday as markets around the world digested the latest minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The Federal Reserve's April minutes upped the prospect of an interest rate hike, sending the dollar higher and most Asia markets lower on Thursday.
The dollar stood tall and set a three-week high against the yen on Thursday, after the minutes of the U.S. Fed's meeting rekindled expectations.
Gold fell on Thursday, after minutes from a Fed policy meeting signalled the central bank could raise rates as soon as next month.
Last month, deliveries of petroleum rose by 3.6 percent from a year ago to 19.7 million barrels per day.
U.S. stocks closed off session highs, with the Dow and S&P little changed after the release of the Fed minutes.