Gold rose 1 percent on Tuesday, recovering from near six-year lows as news that Turkish fighter jets had shot down a Russian-made warplane.
The U.S. dollar edged down as investors piled into safe-haven currencies on concerns about rising tension between Russia and Turkey.
Asian equity markets finished mixed on Tuesday afternoon, following a lower finish from Wall Street overnight.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower as investors eyed fluctuations in oil prices and looked ahead to data in the shortened Thanksgiving holiday week.
European equities pared losses but still traded lower on Monday with investors reacting to price fluctuations in the oil market.
The dollar rose to an eight-month high, as comments from a regional Fed president further cemented expectations of a rate hike next month.
U.S. crude closed slightly lower on Monday after rising as much as 1 percent.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday after news of a downed Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
Gold fell 1 percent on Monday, nearing last week's 2010 low on a robust dollar and upbeat comments from Fed officials on a possible hike next month.
Asian markets closed mixed on Monday, following a rally on Wall Street last week as investors stay on a Fed-watch.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, helped by gains in retail stocks, as investors looked to central banker comments.
U.S. government debt prices were flat on Friday as investors digested remarks from several prominent central bank speakers.
Comments from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi sent the euro down half a percent to below $1.07.
Gold turned lower on Friday, ending a two-day bounce up from the lowest level in nearly six years, on the firm dollar.
U.S. crude held support at above $40 a barrel while Brent futures gained about 1 percent.
Asian equities bucked the trend on Wall Street overnight and finished strongly on Friday, even as a Fed rate hike lingered on investors' minds.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly higher open, amid a spike in oil prices and ahead of key data.
U.S. stocks closed little changed, holding solid gains for the week so far, as investors sought further indications on the timing of a rate hike.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday as investors anticipated a host of speakers from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
European equities finished in positive territory on Thursday as investors digested a slew of announcements from global central banks.
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