Wall Street looked set to open higher on Tuesday, as global stock markets continued rising as a result of steadying crude oil prices.
Gold fell on Monday as the dollar fell and European shares dipped following the failure by oil producers to agree an output freeze.
U.S. stocks closed lower, with energy stocks leading declines as oil prices fell ahead of a highly anticipated weekend meeting of oil producers.
U.S. oil prices pared losses after a workers' strike in Kuwait slashed the country's oil output by more than half.
U.S. sovereign bond prices edged higher Friday as investors digested fresh data including industrial production and consumer sentiment figures.
European stocks finished Friday in the red as investors digested the latest earnings and China data, ahead of a key oil summit this weekend.
Asia markets were mixed in the final trading day of the week, following the release of China's GDP numbers for the first quarter of 2016.
U.S. oil prices fell nearly 3 percent in thin trade as analysts anticipated a meeting of major oil exporters.
Gold edged up following three days of declines, but was heading for its first weekly drop in three.
The dollar fell broadly as a slide in oil prices ahead of weekend talks among producers in Doha.
U.S. sovereign bonds prices were lower as investors digested March inflation data and after a 30-year bond auction.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday, with financials rising for a fifth straight day after some major bank earnings.
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.