Asia markets closed mostly higher on Friday as markets digested Fed Chair Janet Yellen's second day of testimony.
The dollar index fell on Friday, after weaker-than-forecast data on consumer prices and retail sales in June raised doubts about growth.
Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for solid weekly gains following positive demand signals.
Gold's technical outlook is vulnerable, and funds are pulling back in silver while ETF investors keep buying.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as traders digested corporate earnings and key economic data.
U.S. equities closed higher on Thursday as retailers rose, led by Target.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Thursday as investors responded the European Central Bank's renewed hawkishness.
European stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors digested new earnings reports and responded to more comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Most Asia markets closed higher on Thursday as markets parsed through Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments and China trade data.
The dollar index steadied Thursday, helped by upbeat U.S. economic data.
Oil prices were higher on Thursday after evidence of stronger demand balanced reports of higher production by key OPEC exporters.
Gold steady on a weaker dollar and lower U.S. yields after Fed Chair Janet Yellen struck a dovish tone on rate rises.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday morning as traders were comforted by the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook.
U.S. equities rose on Wednesday as investors parsed through prepared remarks from the top-ranking Federal Reserve official.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday as investors assessed comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s address to Congress.
European bourses edged higher Wednesday as investors digested corporate earnings and looked to the US for testimony comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Asian equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before congress in the U.S.
The dollar eased against the yen on Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said interest rates hikes would be gradual.
Oil prices gains eased on Wednesday after government data showed a drop in U.S. crude and fuel stockpiles and a rise in oil production.
Gold climbs further from Monday's near 4-month low.