Crude oil futures fell for a second straight session on Monday on concerns that U.S. demand for gasoline may fade after a strong stretch.
Gold fell more than 1 percent on Monday as global equities jumped on possible signs of progress in Greek debt talks.
U.S. stocks closed lower following the Nasdaq's record high as investors eyed developments in the Greece debt talks amid options expirations.
European equities closed mostly higher on Friday despite the failure of euro zone finance ministers to reach a deal with Greece.
Mainland shares suffered a steep correction on Friday, underperforming other regional bourses which followed Wall Street higher.
U.S. stock markets were poised for a strong start on Monday amid hopes of progress on talks to avert a debt default in Greece.
The euro fell against other major currencies, weighed down by anxieties that Greece may soon default on debts.
Growing concern Greece sent investors scurrying into safe-haven government bonds on Friday, pushing U.S. Treasury yields broadly lower.
Gold held near a 3-week high on Friday and was set for a second weekly gain, bolstered by the U.S. Federal Reserve's caution on an interest rates.
Oil fell Friday after three days of gains on worries over the Greek fiscal crisis, weaker oil products prices and pre-weekend profit taking.
U.S. stocks closed higher with the Nasdaq topping its intraday high from March 2000 as investors cheered the Fed's dovish statement.
Europe closed higher on Thursday, as a key meeting of euro zone finance ministers took place.
Chinese stocks crumbled under the weight of IPOs on Thursday, while a dovish Federal Reserve did little to help sentiment.
The dollar declined, with weaker-than-forecast US consumer inflation data making traders even more uncertain about when the Fed will hike rates.
Oil prices rose for a third straight day on Thursday, helped by a weaker dollar and data showing draws at a crucial crude delivery point.
U.S. Treasury yields pared earlier on Thursday after the release of U.S. data.
Gold rose above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday, its biggest increase in almost a month, as the U.S. dollar slid.
U.S. stocks closed modestly higher as investors sought insight on the timing of a rate hike from the Federal Reserve statement and Yellen's remarks.
European equities traded lower on Wednesday as investors await the conclusion of meetings at both the U.S. Federal Reserve and ECB.
U.S. stock markets were expected to open a touch firmer on Friday, extending the previous day's gains, with all eyes on Greece.
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