U.S. Treasury yields gained on Friday after a stronger-than-expected September jobs growth that followed a dip in August.
European shares closed higher on Friday after they were buoyed by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data from the U.S.
Gold erased this year's gains, dragging gold mining stocks as much as 6 percent lower, as the dollar soared on a gangbusters labor report.
The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.
Oil fell, extending a slide that has pushed Brent to its lowest since 2012, as abundant supplies and a strong dollar weighed on the market.
Asian equities reversed losses to end higher on Friday ahead of U.S. jobs data, with Hong Kong markets in focus as protests entered their eighth day.
Wall Street looked set to rise on Friday, with September jobs growth seen back on track after a dip in August.
Stocks fell Thursday, as jobless claims fell and the ECB said it would step up stimulus.
Bonds fell sharply as investors reset bets that yields may increase, a day before Friday's highly anticipated employment report.
Gold ended modestly lower on Thursday on geopolitical concerns and as U.S. equities whipsawed.
European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, after a press conference by ECB President Mario Draghi left investors wanting more.
Crude recovered from a steep drop, with West Texas Intermediate pulling back from its lowest in at least a year.
The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.
Asian stocks dropped on Thursday following a weak U.S. lead and continued unrest in Hong Kong, while investors await the European Central Bank's policy meeting.
Stocks fell Wednesday as investors considered payrolls data and a report on manufacturing.
Wall Street looked set for a weak open on Thursday, with investors nervous ahead of official employment data.
Bonds rose after US manufacturing growth unexpectedly slowed, adding to earlier concerns about faltering global growth.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors reacting to fresh economic data from the euro zone and the U.S.
Gold extended losses on Wednesday to trade near a nine-month low, clobbered by a stronger dollar and lack of support from top buyer China.
Crude reversed session gains, after the effect of U.S. stockpile data wore off and investors grew fearful about growing risks.
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