U.S. bond prices rose after earlier dropping as all-important non-farm payrolls data fell short of forecasts.
Crude oil futures rolled towards its longest run of weekly losses since the turn of the year.
Gold slipped on Friday as the dollar edged higher on a solid U.S. jobs report, but pivoted into positive territory.
The dollar dropped from a near four-month high against a currency basket on Friday, as investors pared back bullish bets following jobs data.
Asian equities traded mixed on Friday, as investors turned their attention to the release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
U.S. stock index futures extended gains after a report that Greek banks could get their first capital injection after a bailout deal is agreed.
U.S. stocks closed lower, with the Nasdaq off 1.6 percent, as investors weighed declines in oil and disappointing earnings ahead of the jobs report.
U.S. Treasury yields inched down slightly on Thursday following weekly jobless claims data that came in lower than expected.
Gold edged higher on Thursday, supported by the retreating U.S. dollar and a tumble in global equities as traders awaited U.S. jobs data.
European stocks traded largely lower on Thursday, as crude prices hit fresh lows and the Bank of England held its key interest rate unchanged.
The dollar edged lower against major currencies in choppy trading on Thursday, as investors balanced their positions ahead of Friday's data.
Oil set multi-month lows Thursday after a large drop in U.S. crude inventories failed to boost prices.
Asian stocks outside Japan declined on Thursday, as weaker oil prices and expectations of a U.S. rate hike in September curbed risk appetite.
U.S. stocks closed off session highs as a decline in oil and Disney pressured stocks, amid mixed signals on the timing of an interest rate hike.
U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday as investors digested the latest release of U.S. jobs data.
U.S. Treasury yields reversed an earlier dip caused by ADP employment data on Wednesday, to move higher after US trade deficit data was reported.
Gold fell on Wednesday to hover near the recent 5-1/2 year low as the dollar firmed on strong U.S. services sector data.
Oil prices fell to a fresh March low, ignoring a bigger-than-expected drawdown in crude stockpiles announced by the EIA.
The dollar traded little changed on Wednesday as data showed the U.S. services sector expanded at its fastest pace in 10 years.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday as markets digested the latest Challenger jobs report.