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.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told reporters Iraq is willing to cut its crude oil output as part of OPEC's plan to reduce global supply.
The dollar rose to around a 13-1/2-year peak on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data.
Gold stuck to a narrow range in Asian trade ahead of the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve policy meeting earlier this month.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Wednesday as investors keep an eye on President-elect Donald Trump's policy agenda.
Stocks closed higher, hitting new all-time highs, as investors kept an eye on Donald Trump's policy agenda.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Tuesday as investors eyed highs in the spread between U.S. and German bond yields.
Stocks in Europe closed higher on Tuesday afternoon, following new record highs on Wall Street and expectations of an OPEC deal.
Japan shares turned higher on Tuesday as the damage from an earthquake appeared moderate, while most other Asian markets rallied.
The dollar resumed its uptrend on Tuesday, helped by a surge in U.S. existing home sales last month.
Oil prices gave up gains in volatile trade on Tuesday on worries Iran and Iraq were not ready to agree on an OPEC output freeze.
Gold prices rose for a second day on Tuesday supported by an easing U.S. dollar and physical buying in Asia.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open after the four major market indexes all closed at record highs in the previous session.
U.S. equities closed higher as oil prices rose on renewed optimism that OPEC was closing in on a deal to cut production.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday as investors digested the results of a note sale.