Bourses in Europe closed lower on Tuesday with global sentiment dampened by a gridlock in U.S. politics over health-care reform.
Markets in Asia closed mixed on Tuesday as the dollar dived on headlines related to U.S. health-care reforms.
Oil prices ticked up on Tuesday as demand soaked up some of the surplus supplies from OPEC and the United States.
Gold prices rose to a two-week high on Tuesday as the dollar dipped to multi-month lows.
The dollar hit its lowest against the euro in more than a year on Tuesday, with the broader dollar index touching a more than 10-month low.
U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher on Tuesday, as investors geared up for more economic data and awaited auction results.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a relatively flat open on Tuesday, as attention shifted to the bumper pack of earnings set to come out.
U.S. equities fluctuated along the flatline on Monday as investors geared up for a slew of earnings reports later this week.
European bourses were mixed on Monday, as investors reacted to robust economic growth in China and monitored the second round of formal Brexit talks.
Asia markets closed mixed on Monday following the release of better-than-expected China second-quarter GDP.
The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against a basket of major currencies in 10 months on Monday.
Oil prices eased back after rising roughly 5 percent last week, as investors awaited signs that OPEC's output cuts are draining a glut.
Gold is trading about its 200-day moving average as investors sought higher returns in alternative asset classes.
U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher on Monday, as investors turned their attention to upcoming data and auctions.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Monday, as investors turned their attention to corporate earnings results.
Stocks rose to record levels on Friday as earnings season kicked off.
U.S. government debt prices rose sharply Friday as investors began to doubt Fed rate hikes after key economic data misses.
European stock markets closed mixed on Friday as investors digested earnings reports from Wall Street banks and monitored developments from a meeting between the French and U.S. presidents.
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.