MARKETS AT A GLANCE
(All data as of approximately 5 p.m. ET)
U.S. stocks extended gains and Treasury bonds rose, as the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes soothed concerns over a potential increase in interest rates. Gold prices added to gains after the minutes, while the dollar weakened against the yen and the euro. Oil futures declined on the reported resumption of Libyan crude production and a bearish report on U.S. stockpiles.
When Malaysia’s central bank meets Thursday, it may raise interest rates for the first time in…