European stocks finished the session slightly higher on Thursday, as investors remained cautious on the price of oil.
Asia markets closed higher on Thursday, with the Japanese benchmark index leading gains across the region on the back of a weaker yen.
The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday, snapping two days of gains, hurt by data showing benign U.S. inflation.
Gold eased on Thursday as the dollar extended its biggest one-day rally in over a month.
U.S. oil prices closed mildly lower as the market processed a mixed report from the IEA.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Wall Street on Friday, with Citigroup and Charles Schwab providing the last of this week’s flurry of financial earnings.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were hovering around the flatline Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book.
European stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday, helped by a rally in mining and banking stocks, following better-than-expected China export data.
Asia markets traded higher on Wednesday, after a rise in oil prices boosted Wall Street and China trade data showed exports climbed in March.
U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, with energy stocks leading as crude topped $42 a barrel, as investors awaited the bulk of earnings due over the next few weeks.
The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against the euro, as gains in stock markets and improved data out of China drew investors into riskier bets.
The price of gold fell from the previous day's three-week peak on Wednesday as the dollar surged to a two-week high against the euro.
U.S. oil gave up short-lived gains following mixed U.S. data that showed a bigger-than-expected build in crude stockpiles.
European stocks accelerated gains at the end of Tuesday's session to close higher, as investors cheered on the rally in commodity prices.
U.S. sovereign bond prices edged lower Tuesday as investors awaited a three-year note auction and the monthly Federal budget statement.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to slightly higher open Thursday as investors eyed oil prices and earnings from major financial institutions.
Most major Asia markets ended higher Tuesday, shrugging off after a lower finish in U.S. equities overnight ahead of earnings season.
U.S. stocks turned lower as the close approached to end slightly lower Monday as investors looked ahead to earnings season.
The dollar rebounded from a more than seven-month low against a basket of currencies, led by gains versus the safe-haven yen.
Gold eased from three-week highs on Tuesday as the dollar rebounded from a near 8-month low.