Gold ended lower on Monday as a rise in consumer discretionary companies lifted U.S. shares.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Monday due to geopolitical tensions and weak economic data from the world's two largest economies.
U.S. stock index futures take their lead from Europe and show signs of recovery following last week's global stock market rout.
Stocks declined on Friday, with the S&P 500 recording its worst week since 2012, on momentum from the prior day's rout.
U.S. Treasuries yields dropped on Friday after employers added 209,000 jobs in July, fewer than expected, and wage growth was stagnant in the month.
European shares reaccelerated losses on Friday afternoon to close the week lower, despite a weak employment report from the U.S.
U.S. crude tumbled to a more than 4-month low under $100 a barrel on news of a lengthy shutdown at a key oil refinery in Kansas.
Gold rose 1 percent on Friday a day after touching a six-week low as U.S. payrolls missed expectations.
Asian stocks declined on Friday following a global market selloff overnight but upbeat data from China helped cap larger losses.
The US dollar extended a rally after an 8-1/2 year high in services growth and a bigger-than-expected increase in factory orders.
Stocks declined Thursday, with sentiment hit by a larger-than-expected drop in European inflation.
Wall Street was seen opening sharply lower on Friday, as global markets sold off and investors awaited the monthly U.S. employment report.
U.S. bonds rose on Thursday, partially recovering after Wednesday's strong GDP read piqued fears of a forthcoming rise in interest rates.
European shares closed lower on Thursday with investors reacting to quarterly earnings and some disappointing data from the euro zone.
Gold held above $1,300 an ounce, supported by geopolitical tensions and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week.
Gold settled near a six-week low on Thursday, ignoring sharp losses in the S&P 500 equities index.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.
The dollar hovered around 10-month highs ahead of U.S. jobs data on Friday.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of key risk events in the United States.
Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street after data had the economy growing 4 percent in the second quarter.
The head of France's Socialist party rejected any change to the country's 35-hour work week.
Business confidence is at a 5-year low, with company hiring and investment intentions at their weakest levels in the post-crisis era.
As the month of November draws to a close, investors will likely be looking out for these in the week ahead.