Gold slipped as hawkish comments on U.S. interest rates from a top Federal Reserve official helped lift the dollar.
Asian markets were mostly lower after North Korea claimed its fifth nuclear test and amid disappointment following the ECB's decision.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed comments from a series of Fed speakers.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, despite a surge in oil prices, as investors digested the ECB's latest monetary policy decision.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Thursday as investors eyed the latest monetary policy meeting of the ECB.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept interest rates on hold and did not extend its asset purchase program.
Oil prices soared on Thursday after U.S. inventory data showed a surprisingly large drawdown in crude stocks.
The dollar rose against the yen on Thursday, spurred by a jump in oil prices that put upward pressure on U.S. inflation expectations.
Gold lost earlier gains on Thursday, as the dollar recovered after the European Central Bank kept up its economic stimulus program.
Nintendo surged on Super Mario as Asian markets traded mixed on Thursday while investors weighed what the Fed's Beige Book means for U.S. interest rates.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open Thursday as traders eyed the latest monetary policy meeting of the ECB.
U.S. stocks closed mixed with consumer staples lagging, as investors digested the release of the Federal Reserve's Beige Book.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wednesday, as investors gear up for another set of important economic releases and earnings.
U.S. bonds traded flat to slightly higher, with traders keeping an eye on the price gains seen in oil, amid a key set of economic releases.
European stocks closed higher on Wednesday, despite weak German industrial production numbers and as investors awaited economic data from the U.S.
The dollar fell against the yen after a report from the Sankei newspaper that Bank of Japan policymakers are divided ahead of the central bank's next meeting.
Oil edged up in a volatile session as the market weighs the prospect of higher supplies against the possibility of a production freeze.
Gold dipped on Wednesday, losing momentum due to profit taking following a rally in the previous session.
Asian shares ended mixed on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected U.S. data lowered the chances the Federal Reserve will hike rates this month.
Stocks traded higher, led by energy, as Wall Street despite shockingly weak economic data while keeping an eye on oil prices.