Spot gold extended earlier gains on Wednesday after the minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting were released.
The outlook for central bank policymaking dominated attention in major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar rally already fading.
The Treasury Department auctioned $27 billion in three-year notes at a high yield of 0.992 percent, the highest since May 2011.
Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses into a second day, as investors braced for quarterly earnings and considered valuations.
Longer-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on buying supported by the view that job gains will not spur the Fed to raise short-term interest rates.
Gold ended lower as investors awaited clearer signs from the US Federal Reserve that it is firmly on track to raise interest rates next year.
Gold fell as speculation over an earlier-than-expected hike in U.S. interest rates after strong jobs data dragged on prices.
Crude sank near a three-week low on Monday, hurt by a potential rise in oil supply as Libya gears up to resume exports.
Brent crude fell to a fresh one-month low beneath $110 a barrel on Tuesday, as prospects for a rise in Libyan oil exports improved.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking U.S. declines, while caution set in ahead of the second-quarter earnings season.
U.S. benchmark 10-year bond prices continued to decline on Thursday, as traders reacted to market news and economic data.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday, as second-quarter earnings season gets underway.
European shares ended the day on a negative note, but were higher on the week, as traders digested Thursday's U.S. jobs report and ECB rate decision.
Gold edged up on Friday, gaining some traction from weaker European shares, but was vulnerable to further losses after falling in the previous session.
German industrial output fell 1.8 percent on the month in May, its biggest drop in more than two years, surprising most analysts.
European stocks closed lower on Monday following weak industrial production data for Germany, which stoked fears of a slowdown in Europe's largest economy.
Asian stocks declined in rangebound trade on Monday in the absence of a lead from Wall Street last week due to the July 4 U.S. holiday.
U.S. stock index futures will likely continue to digest last week's non-farm payrolls data and look ahead to minutes from the Fed's June meeting.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Thursday, ahead of the monthly non-farm payrolls jobs report.
European markets ended the day higher, after the ECB held fire and the widely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls came in stronger than expected.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Oil prices are in a major bear market. So how do sovereign wealth funds cope in this environment?
Researchers need to develop safe artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it, experts said.
Key members of OPEC are refusing to prop up oil prices, a Reuters survey shows, as its oil output increased this month.