The U.S. dollar and Russia’s ruble advanced in thin trading on a day when most markets worldwide are closed for a holiday.
Saudi Arabian shares declined for a third straight day, with volume at 30 percent below the gauge’s 30-day average. Turkish stocks rose to the highest level in about seven weeks on a closing basis, while equities in Oman retreated for a fifth day. China’s onshore yuan rallied to the strongest level in more than three months. Bitcoin swung between gains and losses.