European stocks closed higher Tuesday after hitting multi-year highs in the previous session.
Equities in Asia made gains in early Tuesday trade following a relief rally after the first round of the French presidential election.
Oil prices edged up in choppy trade on Tuesday as analysts anticipated a drop in U.S. crude inventories.
The euro remained high on growing confidence that market-friendly Emmanuel Macron will become the next French president.
Gold prices eased slightly on Tuesday, dropping for a second day, as investor sentiment remains skewed toward riskier assets.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday as several large-cap companies reported better-than-expected quarterly results.
U.S. equities soared on Monday as investors cheered the results of the first round in the French presidential election.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Monday as investors digested the results from the first round of the French election.
European markets closed higher after centrist presidential candidate, Macron, secured a first round victory in the French election.
Asian markets were mixed as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen progress to the final round of the French presidential election.
Oil gave up gains on Monday as a rise in U.S. drilling countered expectations that OPEC will extend output cuts until the end of 2017.
Gold fell more than 1 percent on Monday after centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron won the first round of French presidential election
The euro surged and the yen sank after the first round of France's presidential election turned out bang in line with opinion polls.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as the market's favored candidate progressed to the second round of the French election.
Stocks fell slightly as investors looked ahead to France's presidential election while digesting more quarterly results from companies.
U.S. bonds rose as investors eyed developments in France, where the first round of the French presidential will take place.
European markets closed mixed on Friday after a suspected terrorist attack in France two days before a key presidential vote.
Asia markets were higher in Friday trade after a strong session in the U.S. amid caution following a suspected terrorist shooting in Paris.
The euro inched higher on Friday as investors battened down the hatches for results of the first round of a tightly-fought French election.
Oil prices fell on doubts that an OPEC-led production cut will restore balance to an oversupplied market.