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.
Job creation fell sharply in May with just 138,000 new positions created.
Crude oil tumbled on worries that President Donald Trump's decision to abandon a climate pact could spark more U.S. drilling.
U.S. stock index futures gave back some gains on Friday as investors digested a weaker-than-expected jobs report.
U.S. equities closed higher on Thursday, the first trading day in June, as Wall Street got ready for the release of the monthly jobs report.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Thursday as investors took in the latest batch of economic data.
European markets closed higher on Thursday, with Italy setting the pace amid a significant upward revision in first-quarter economic growth.
Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday following a slightly lower close on Wall Street and as the yuan hit a seven-month high.
The dollar rallied on Thursday after a report showed the U.S. economy created more private sector jobs than expected in May.
U.S. commercial crude inventories fell by 6.4 million barrels in the week to May 26, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported.
Gold edged lower Thursday, as expectations that the Fed will hike rates this month weighed on prices but geopolitics provided some support.
U.S. stock index futures were expected to slightly higher on Thursday as traders digested a fresh batch of economic data.
U.S. equities fell on Wednesday, the last trading day of May, as a drop in the financials sector pressured stocks.
European markets closed lower on Wednesday after a sharper than expected fall in euro zone inflation data.
Stocks in Asia closed mixed following the release of official PMI figures from China and as the British pound nursed losses.
Panelbase said Prime Minister May's lead over the Labour Party increased to 15 points, giving the pound some respite from a plunge.
Oil prices fell on Wednesday on news that Libyan output was recovering from a technical issue at an oilfield.