Gold lost ground on Monday with expectations for a near-term U.S. interest rate hike seen keeping momentum firmly with the bears.
The U.S. dollar hovered around a nearly two-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.
Crude oil futures hit four-month lows on Monday after a steep drop in China's stock markets sparked concern about its economic health.
U.S. sovereign bonds rallied on Monday, as a sell-off in global stock markets and commodities lifted demand for safe-haven assets.
U.S. stocks were tipped to open higher on Tuesday, ahead of the start of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, a raft of earnings and data.
Chinese stocks led the sell-off in Asia on Monday, as the fall in commodity prices, questionable growth in the mainland sapped risk appetite.
U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower, despite surprisingly strong Amazon earnings, as signs of slower global growth weighed on sentiment.
European stocks finished off Friday in the red, following a volatile five days of mixed earnings and a sell-off in commodities.
US crude closed lower on Friday after Baker Hughes data showed an increase in US oil rigs.
Gold turned higher after sliding more than 1 percent to its lowest since early 2010 on Friday, as the dollar fell from its highs.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday in choppy trade.
U.S. stock markets were expected to open a touch firmer on Monday, with a selloff in Chinese stocks likely to be in focus alongside earnings reports.
A sell-off unfolded in Asia's stock markets on Friday, hit by a triple whammy of U.S. losses, a continued slump in commodities and soft Chinese data.
The U.S. Treasury market was little changed on Friday before economic data that could help shape views on the timing of a rise in U.S. interest rates.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday as a deluge of mostly lackluster earnings pressured the major averages.
Treasury yields reversed gains in choppy trading after weekly jobless claims fell to their lowest level in nearly 42 years.
European stocks ended lower on Thursday, after a flurry of corporate earnings came out from across the region.
Oil turned lower on Thursday after the dollar trimmed early losses and on concerns about ample global supply and demand for petroleum.
Gold turned lower on Thursday, dipping back below $1,100 an ounce as a steeper-than-forecast drop in U.S. jobless claims helped the dollar recover.
The euro strengthened on Thursday, briefly rising above $1.10 for the first time in a week.
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