Gold cut losses as the dollar turned lower after retail sales and PPI came in weaker than expected.
U.S. stocks closed lower, ending three consecutive days of gains as investors remained cautious ahead of earnings season.
European equities closed mixed on Monday, as investors paused for breath after stellar gains last week.
Gold dropped for a fourth session in five on Monday, drifting almost 1 percent below $1,200 an ounce as the dollar firmed.
Crude futures relinquished early gains ahead of the close as a global supply glut continued to cap gains.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly lower open on Tuesday, as traders eyed major bank earnings and retail sale data.
Chinese shares touched fresh seven-year highs on Monday, while Japan's Nikkei 225 struggled to find momentum.
The dollar rose against the euro in a continuation of last week's bets that the Fed will hike interest rates in the coming months.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Friday, as the greenback built on Thursday's gains ahead of the Apple Watch launch.
U.S. government debt yields were holding their earlier losses after a reading on U.S. import prices came in largely in line with expectations.
Mainland stocks finished the week at fresh multi-year highs, while their Japanese peers settled just a whisker away from a psychological 20,000-point mark.
U.S. stocks closed higher as investors digested a rebound in oil prices and looked for more signals on the timing of an interest rate hike.
Treasury prices, already under pressure, fell further on Thursday as the U.S. government's auction of 30-year bonds was met with weak demand.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, ahead of a busy week of data releases and bank results.
European equities closed higher on Thursday as investors reacted to fresh economic data and auto stocks posted strong gains.
U.S. government debt prices climbed on Wednesday amid renewed oil price volatility, ahead of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve minutes.
Shares in Hong Kong and Tokyo outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Thursday.
U.S. stocks closed higher as investors shook off a plunge in oil prices and digested the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes as mostly dovish.
European equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday, despite a surge in energy stocks after Royal Dutch Shell launched a bid for U.K.-listed BG Group.
Asian stocks were higher across the board on Wednesday, with Tokyo, Seoul and mainland markets hitting fresh highs.
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