Gold fell from one-month highs on Friday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to an increase in U.S. interest rates this year.
U.S. stocks were set for a positive start, with sentiment cautious before U.S. Federal Reserve speakers, data and a budget battle in Washington.
The dollar rallied after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year.
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday as investors awaited a post-close speech from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday, as investors looked to a speech on inflation and policy from Janet Yellen.
Asian stocks were mostly lower amid choppy trade on Friday, as uncertainty over the outlook of U.S monetary policy sapped investor confidence.
European stocks closed sharply lower on Thursday, as the fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal caused auto stocks to tumble.
Platinum gained ground after a four-day rout prompted by fears that auto industry demand could take a hit following the Volkswagen scandal.
Oil prices seesawed on Thursday as tumbling stock prices on Wall Street offset a bullish report on U.S. crude inventories.
The U.S. dollar extended its decline against the euro on Thursday.
Asian shares traded mixed on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index lagging on its first day of trade following a five-day long weekend.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower in light volume trade as investors eyed oil and commodity prices, amid weak manufacturing China data.
Europe stocks finished marginally higher on Wednesday, as investors digested the latest from Volkswagen and continued to ponder China's economic health.
Oil prices fell after the EIA reported U.S. crude inventories dropped, but gasoline stockpiles rose and refinery activity eased.
U.S. Treasury prices remained lower on Wednesday as the market absorbed a fresh supply of five-year Treasury notes.
Platinum slid to a fresh 6-1/2-year low on Wednesday on fears about reduced demand from the auto sector.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Thursday as traders looked to a speech on inflation and policy from Janet Yellen.
The dollar slipped against the euro on Wednesday after Mario Draghi said the ECB needed more time to assess whether to boost QE.
Asian equities slid deeper into the red on Wednesday, after a preliminary reading of the manufacturing sector rekindled worries over China.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower as investors weighed declines in oil, concerns about growth, and the implications of the Fed decision.