Oil prices rose for an eighth day on Monday, but analysts said news of rising OPEC production could temper gains.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as investors prepared for the first trading week of the second half of 2017.
U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Friday as Wall Street capped a strong first-half performance.
European bourses closed lower on Friday following news that several British banks have stopped trading Qatari riyals for retail customers as the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf grows.
Asian bourses closed mostly lower on Friday, despite China manufacturing activity beating expectations, as tech shares sold off.
Oil prices have posted their longest bull run since April, but still posted their worst first-half performance since 1998.
The dollar is on course for its worst quarter in seven years on Friday, recovering only marginally against major peers after a week of hawkish central bank jawboning.
Gold eased on Friday to stay on track for its first monthly loss this year as bond yields increased.
U.S. government debt prices were mostly lower on Friday, as investors parsed through economic data on the last day of June.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday after a sharp sell-off led by technology stocks.
Bank stocks rose sharply on Thursday after the Federal Reserve cleared capital returns programs for the big banks.
European bourses provisionally closed lower Thursday on expectations of tighter monetary policy across the globe, while investors digested major share buyback plans from some of the U.S.' biggest banks.
Asian bourses closed higher on Thursday, with investors expected to digest comments from central banks overnight.
Oil was roughly flat after hitting a two-week high on Thursday, threatening to spoil a sixth straight session of gains.
The dollar downdraft persists as non-U.S. central banks are seen as hawkish.
Gold fell Thursday, surrendering early gains as signs that central banks might scale back their monetary policy pushed bond yields higher.
U.S. government debt prices extended losses, as investors digested key data releases, while keeping an eye on the central bank space.
U.S. futures pointed to a mixed open after all big banks tested by the Federal Reserve got their capital repurchase programs approved.
U.S. equities closed higher on Wednesday as bank stocks led the charge.
European bourses closed lower on Wednesday, as technology stocks slumped after weakness seen on Wall Street in the previous session.