Crude lost its early momentum, with U.S. oil ending modestly lower and Brent posting slim gains ahead of inventory data.
The dollar was steady ahead of Janet Yellen's testimony in Congress, while Norway's crown jetted almost 1 percent higher.
Gold ended near its highest in three months after new Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first congressional testimony.
U.S. stock index futures ticked higher, ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before Congress.
US bonds held on to earlier losses on Wednesday after the Treasury auctioned $24 billion in 10-year notes at a high yield of 2.795 percent.
U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday as investors look to hear from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. bonds continued to creep higher on Monday, as Friday's disappointing jobs number did little to abate investors' move into "safe-haven" assets.
European stocks closed mixed at the start of the week, as investors awaited a speech from new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Crude traded mixed, with U.S. crude ending modestly higher and Brent losing nearly $1 ahead of a batch of U.S. and Chinese data.
Japanese shares reversed gains on Thursday amid caution over earnings while the rest of Asian equities ended higher on bargain hunting.
Gold settled nearly 1 percent higher Monday after last week's wimpy U.S. jobs report raised questions about the economic recovery.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday following last week's rally on Wall Street as investors brushed off a worse-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
Asian equities rose on Tuesday but trade was subdued as investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. stocks rose on Friday after the unemployment rate fell and payrolls climbed less than predicted.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower Wall Street open on Monday, despite gains in global shares.
U.S. government yields fell after U.S. payrolls data disappointed Wall Street with modest job growth.
European equities closed higher for a second day on Friday, as investors brushed off a worse-than-expected U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
Oil futures were supported by positive U.S. economic data, a rise in gas futures and strikes at oil ports in France that curbed supplies.
Crude rose by more than $1 on tighter supplies and rising heating oil and gasoline prices amid continued cold weather in the U.S.
Japanese equities led the gains in Asia on the final trading day of the week on optimism ahead of January's U.S. jobs report.
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