Gold rose over 1 percent, recovering from 9-1/2 month lows, as the U.S. dollar extended losses after touching a near 14-year high last week.
The Japanese benchmark closed lower on Monday after seven straight sessions of gains as the yen strengthened and oil prices slipped.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open as investors assessed the possibility of OPEC agreeing to a production cut this week.
U.S. equities closed higher on Friday as investors kept an eye on retailers during Black Friday as a post-election rally moved forward.
U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday as investors continued to speculate on whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates next month.
European stocks closed slightly higher Friday amid low liquidity as a result of a shortened session on Wall Street.
Asia markets were positive on Friday, amid a lack of cues from U.S. markets, which were shut Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The dollar retreated against its major currency peers, a pullback in U.S. bond yields spurring some profit-taking.
Oil prices extended losses after Saudi Arabia said it will not attend talks on Monday with non-OPEC producers to discuss supply cuts.
Gold fell on expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike and as the dollar extended its bull run against the yen.
Asia markets trade mixed in cautious trade after Dow, S&P 500 post records.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday morning as traders eyed data.
The dollar climbed past more of last year's peaks against the euro, pushing towards the parity that banks are saying is on the cards.
Uncertainty ahead of an OPEC-led cut and thin liquidity during the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday kept traders from making big new bets.
Gold steadied as the dollar retreated slightly from an almost 14-year high hit on positive U.S. economic data.
Stocks closed mixed as investors digested a number of economic data, including minutes from the Federal Reserve's November meeting.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wednesday ahead of a Thanksgiving holiday as Wall Street hit record highs again.
European stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday as investors focused on new economic data from Germany.
European stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday, as investors focused on new economic data and a new U.K. budget.
Asia markets trade mixed with focus on U.S. where the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at all-time highs.