Wall Street pulled back Tuesday after stocks hit record levels this week and investors digested second-quarter earnings.
European stocks closed largely lower on Tuesday, but pared some losses, as investors trod carefully amid earnings and geopolitical tensions.
Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Nikkei climbing despite heavily weighted SoftBank tumbling after its $32 billion bid for a chip firm.
Gold edged higher on Tuesday, as European shares hit a one-week low.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies after U.S. housing starts rose by more than expected in June.
A rallying dollar and a global fuel glut offset forecasts for lower U.S. crude stockpiles.
U.S. stocks traded higher Monday as companies posted better-than-expected earnings and Japan's Softbank announced a deal to buy a U.K. semiconductor.
U.S. sovereign bonds traded higher on Monday, as the Wall Street rally petered out and risk aversion rose following a failed coup in Turkey.
Europe finished mixed on Monday, as investors cheered on the rally in ARM shares, but remained concerned over global geopolitical events.
Markets in Asia traded mostly up on Monday, ahead of a relatively data-light week in the region, shrugging off the failed military coup in Turkey.
Spot gold fell on Monday as European equities rose after investor jitters calmed following a failed coup attempt in Turkey.
Oil prices fell on Monday as rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears that another major glut is building.
The Yen slips broadly as Turkey quells an attempted military coup, while calm in UK prompts sterling bump.
Dow futures opened lower on Friday after an apparent attempted coup in Turkey.
U.S. sovereign bond yields pared gains after gunfire was heard and jets were seen flying in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
U.S. stock-index futures rose slightly on Monday, following Asian and European stocks higher after an $32 billion Japan-U.K. semiconductor deal boosted markets.
European stocks closed largely lower on Friday, following a terror attack in France that killed at least 84 people.
Asia markets closed mixed on Friday, following another record close in U.S. stocks, and as investors digested a data deluge from China.
Turkey, which straddles Europe and the Middle East, is not a major oil producer, but is an important pipeline area.
Gold edged lower and was set for its first weekly loss since May on improving global risk sentiment and a steadier dollar.