World shares hovered near record highs on Thursday after downbeat Chinese manufacturing data kept pressure on Beijing for more stimulus and the Federal Reserve signaled higher U.S. interest rates are still some way off.
The euro tumbled on Tuesday and the region's stocks and bonds jumped after the European Central Bank signaled it would speed up its 1 trillion euro bond-buying program for the next two months ahead of an expected summer lull.
European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by worries over a looming cash crunch in Greece, while the dollar rebounded after concern over the U.S. economy drove the currency to four-month lows on Friday.
Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay €750 million ($839 million) due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the country's finances.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday after the markets leapt on Friday on strong jobs data that showed the U.S. economy was picking up steam, but not by enough to raise concerns about an earlier-than-expected interest-rate rise.