U.S. government debt prices rose on Tuesday as investors digested key economic data and mulled over geopolitical tensions.
European markets closed lower on Tuesday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of potentially market-moving events later in the week.
Asian markets traded mixed, following the softer close on Wall Street and as markets digested news of geopolitical tensions involving Qatar.
Oil prices turned higher after earlier falling on concerns about a diplomatic rift between Qatar and several Arab states.
The dollar fell to a more than six-week low against the yen, dipping below a key technical level.
Gold rose to its highest level in 7 weeks as weak economic data in the US reduced expectations of rapid U.S. interest rate rises this year.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday morning as traders reacted to escalating tensions in the Middle East.
U.S. equities closed slightly lower on Monday, but held near record levels, while shares of Apple declined on a rare downgrade.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Monday as investors digested fresh economic data.
European bourses closed mostly lower on Monday as investors digested fresh economic data.
Markets in Asia closed mostly lower following an attack in London at the weekend and as oil prices rose on diplomatic turmoil in the Middle East.
The dollar rebounded against the euro as traders doubted that any ECB shift in policy stance could strengthen the euro further.
Oil prices reversed gains to trade down on concerns that the cutting of ties with Qatar by top crude exporter Saudi Arabia and other Arab states could hamper a global deal to reduce oil production.
Gold hit a six-week high, buoyed by disappointing U.S. jobs data that dimmed the prospects for an aggressive run of interest rate increases.
U.S. stock index futures were expected to open slightly lower on Monday as traders paused for breath.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday as investors digested a weak jobs report.
U.S. equities rose to record levels on Friday as Wall Street parsed through a jobs report that came in well below expectations.
European markets closed slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
Asian markets closed higher on Friday, after the release of strong private payrolls stateside and as the U.S. withdraws from a climate agreement.
The dollar fell to seven-month lows on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer jobs than expected last month.