Gold falls, hurt by a stronger dollar and equities, as well as profit-taking after recent sharp gains to a five-month high.
U.S. crude futures steadied above $45 a barrel after a three-session fall amid a firmer dollar and well supplied market.
The embattled euro held onto modest gains, having bounced off an 11-year trough as investors decided to take profits on extremely bearish positions.
Asian shares hit fresh highs on Tuesday, as investors deemed a Greek exit from the euro zone unlikely.
Stocks were near unchanged on Monday, with Greek election results already discounted by investors.
U.S. government debt prices strengthened after investors flocked to safety following the victory of anti-austerity Syriza in the Greek election.
European markets closed higher, as investors digested news that Syriza had won the Greek general election.
U.S. oil prices were steady Monday, ahead of the first big snowstorm this year in the country's Northeast.
The euro regained a foothold in early deals in London, investors choosing to take some profit on two days of steep losses.
Gold fell 1 percent on Monday as traders cashed in gains that took the metal to five-month highs last week.
Asian equities reacted nervously to the election victory of Greek leftist party Syriza on Monday.
U.S. stock index futures turned to trade mostly higher early Monday, but uncertainty about the future of the euro zone hung over the market.
Stocks wobbled Friday, a day after the ECB unfurled a large asset-purchase program.
U.S. government debt prices climbed on Friday after ECB President Mario Draghi announced a bigger-than-expected stimulus program.
European markets closed sharply higher on Friday, cheering the European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to launch a full-scale bond-buying program.
Brent rose on Friday on uncertainty over Saudi oil output following the death of King Abdullah.
Gold dropped below $1,300 an ounce on Friday, pulling back from five-month highs.
The euro fell to fresh 11-year lows against the dollar after the ECB said on Thursday it would pump a trillion euros into the euro zone economy.
Asian equity markets posted an upbeat performance on Friday, after the European Central Bank unleashed a massive stimulus package to resuscitate the euro zone.
Stocks turned higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank unveiled a bond-buying program.
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