U.S. government debt prices fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank held interest rates steady.
Shares in Europe bounced back and closed higher on Thursday after the ECB announced further monetary stimulus.
Asian markets were exuberant on Thursday, buoyed by China November trade data beating forecasts.
Gold fell as the market focused on the central bank's move to extend its quantitative easing programme until the end of 2017.
Stocks closed higher as the Dow and S&P hit new record highs, while investors awaited a monetary policy announcement from the ECB.
Oil steadied above $50 a barrel despite doubts proposed OPEC production cuts would be sufficient to balance the market.
The euro fell Thursday as the European Central Bank announced an extension of its quantitative easing programme.
Stock futures traded slightly higher as traders digested the European Central Bank's decision to keep interest rates unchanged.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday as investors eyed economic data as well as the upcoming Fed meeting.
European stocks closed higher on Wednesday afternoon as investors shifted their focus to the European Central Bank's (ECB) upcoming meeting.
The euro gained slightly on the dollar on Wednesday as investors focused on Thursday's European Central Bank meeting.
Oil prices fell for second day as the market worried cuts promised by OPEC and Russia would not be deep enough to end a supply overhang.
Upbeat U.S. data supported the view that the world's biggest economy may be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.
U.S. equities rose, as a post-election rally continued, while investors digested data and braced for two key central bank meetings.
U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Tuesday as investors digested economic data ahead of a potential interest rate hike.
Asian shares were higher, with Japan's benchmark index up on a Trump announcement that saw SoftBank shares gain smartly.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wednesday after another post-election rally in the previous session.
European bourses closed higher Tuesday as concerns over political instability eased and investors focused on the upcoming ECB meeting.
Asian markets bounced back on Tuesday with the central bank in Australia holding its benchmark rate steady.
Bets on market volatility stayed close to their highest since June's Brexit vote ahead of this week's European Central Bank meeting.