Gold steadied, but the metal remained on track for its biggest monthly rise since February in the wake of Brexit.
Oil fell, pressured by returning Nigerian and Canadian output and as traders looked to book profits.
U.S. stocks closed higher, helped by gains in oil prices, as global markets recovered for a second day from their post-Brexit plunge.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were lower Wednesday with Brexit fears momentarily fading.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat open on Friday as traders eyed the release of a host of data ahead of the Fourth of July weekend.
Europe soared Wednesday as markets realized that any change to the status quo in the EU after Brexit is unlikely to change in the short-term.
Asia markets closed higher on Wednesday, following gains in U.S. and Europe as jitters eased after the Brexit vote spurred a $3 trillion global rout.
The euro and sterling spiked higher, as markets regained some appetite for risk.
Oil prices closed sharply higher after government data showed weekly U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected.
U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, lifted by gains in oil prices, as investors looked for bargains after the Brexit sell-off.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were mixed Tuesday as investors cautiously ventured into riskier trades following the Brexit-fueled sell-off.
European stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday, following continued volatility on global markets as a result of the U.K. vote to leave the EU.
Gold rose on Wednesday as the dollar retreated and investor appetite for safe assets remained strong.
Most Asia markets ended higher, holding up better than global peers as a post-Brexit rout wiped out as much as $3 trillion of market capitalization.
The U.S. dollar fell against the British pound and the euro as the market took a breather and potential profit-taking.
Gold fell on Tuesday as buyers cashed in gains from the metal's biggest two-day rally since late 2008.
Oil prices closed higher as investors bought back into the market after a two-day rout triggered by Britain's vote to leave the EU.
U.S. stocks closed about 1.5 percent lower or more Monday, extending Friday's post-Brexit sell-off with materials leading decliners.
European stocks tumbled by Monday's close, as the fallout from Britain's decision to leave the European Union continues.
U.S. stock-index futures gained on Wednesday as global markets continued to recover from the Brexit vote swoon.