Gold rose on Monday as a retreat in the dollar helped to tempt back some buyers.
The U.S. dollar slipped against the yen on Monday as traders took profits from the greenback's recent rally against the Japanese currency.
U.S. oil fell as banks said a two-month long rebound has defied fundamentals.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday with tech stocks leading declines after major earnings in the sector disappointed.
European stocks finished in negative territory on Friday as sharp losses in the autos and basic resources sectors dragged the wider benchmarks lower.
U.S. stock-index futures traded higher, amid a busy day for earnings and the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
U.S. sovereign bond prices were little changed Friday as markets digested the release of flash PMI data.
Asia markets finished mixed on the final trading day of the week, with major indexes in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong eking out weekly gains.
Oil prices posted a third week of gains as market sentiment turned more upbeat amid signs a global supply glut may be easing.
Gold slipped on Friday as the dollar advanced versus the yen, but the metal was still looking to post a weekly gain.
The yen hit a 2 1/2-week low against the dollar on a report said the Bank of Japan was considering helping banks by applying negative rates.
U.S. sovereign bond prices traded lower Thursday amid a wave of “risk-on” sentiment in equity markets and as investors awaited a slew of new data.
European markets finished in negative territory after the ECB held its key interest rates unchanged and following a slew of disappointing earnings.
Most major Asian markets advanced on Thursday, but Chinese stocks fell behind their regional peers and extended losses from the previous session.
U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday but well off session highs as declines in consumer staples and utilities weighed.
European markets closed higher on Wednesday, as crude oil prices pared losses.
The dollar recovered against the euro after ECB meeting as traders focus on next week's Fed meeting.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, with telecoms leading declines amid the latest batch of earnings.
U.S. oil prices slid, reversing early gains as a rebounding dollar weighed on commodities denominated in the U.S. currency.
Silver slipped sharply from an 11-month peak on Thursday as a rebound in the dollar prompted traders to cash in earlier gains.