European markets posted strong gains on Tuesday as investors shrugged off a survey showing another slump in China's manufacturing sector.
Major Asian markets ended up Tuesday, digesting the PBOC's surprise cut to banks' reserve requirement and shrugging off fresh negative economic data.
Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday as a Wall Street rally offset concerns about an expected rise in crude stockpiles.
Gold turned lower on Tuesday, as the dollar and global equity markets rose on better-than-expected U.S. data.
The U.S. dollar rebounded against the yen and hit one-month highs against the euro on Tuesday.
U.S. stocks closed lower Monday, despite gains in oil, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite ended February with losses.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were mixed, weighing on yields, ahead of an economic data-packed week and the closely followed jobs report.
European equities closed mostly higher on Monday as investors cheered on the jump in oil prices and mining stocks, and shook off China.
Markets in China, Japan and Hong Kong tumbled Monday, with concerns over China's economy and the deluge of economic data this week dragging stocks.
The yen rose broadly on Monday as investors sought its safety following a statement from the Group of 20 countries.
U.S. oil rose as Saudi Arabia said it would cooperate to limit oil market volatility and data suggested OPEC output has declined.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday, giving up most of their opening gains as oil reversed and data increased expectations for a rate hike.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Friday amid a rise in oil prices and following an auction of $28 billion in seven-year notes.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a rally in mining stocks and oil prices, on top of a positive set of company updates.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open on Tuesday, with Dow futures over 100 points higher in pre-market trading.
Asian markets closed mostly higher Friday, with Japan extending gains, but some caution persisted after recent volatility.
Gold slipped on Friday, but was heading for a weekly gain as fund buying persisted.
U.S. crude closed lower in choppy trade, but still recorded weekly gains, as supply disruptions in Iraq and Nigeria provided supported.
The dollar gained after generally upbeat U.S. data revived some expectations that the Fed could consider raising interest rates again this year.
U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday, extending the previous day’s massive intraday reversal as oil prices rose.