Stronger demand for the precious metal ahead of India's late-October festival season offset a steady U.S. dollar.
When a struggling Deutsche Bank reports third-quarter earnings, investors will focus on capital levels and management commentary.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, expresses concerns over low interest rates.
Roger Jones, head of equities at London & Capital, says that investors must accept today's new norm of lower, slower growth.
U.S. government debt prices traded higher on Tuesday as investors prepared for more remarks out of leading central banks.
The dollar hit highs on Tuesday on growing expectations that the Fed would raise interest rates in December.
Pernille Bomholdt Henneberg, senior analyst at Danske Bank Markets, discusses the latest data out of Europe, which is positive despite Brexit uncertainty.
Peter Chatwell, head of European rates strategy at Mizuho International, believes QE needs to go on until mid-2018.
EU leaders were strutting around last week with dire warnings about the U.K.'s "hard-Brexit" instead of addressing concerns over the economy.
The dollar gained against the yen on Monday on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December.
Portuguese investors breathed a sigh of relief that the country's credit rating had not been slashed to junk status as bond yields slip lower.
Mario Draghi is likely to let the euro fall in a bid to boost inflation in the Eurozone, says Tony Boyadjian, SVP at Compass Global Markets.
The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by higher expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year and by the euro weakening.
Gold was on track for its first weekly gain in four weeks on steady physical buying from China and exchange-traded funds.
Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
Paul Watters, head of corporate research at S&P Global Ratings, discusses future policy moves from the European Central Bank.
With the ECB likely to extend QE in December, the euro should trade between $1.08 and $1.10 in the coming months, says ABN AMRO Bank's Roy Teo.
The European Central Bank's use of monetary policy to combat low growth is reminiscent of the problems Japan faces, says Antonio Fatas, professor at INSEAD.
Gold pared some early gains as the dollar strengthened and markets awaited the outcome of an ECB policy meeting later in the day.
The euro fell Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank did not discuss ending bond purchases.