The dollar tumbled to a near five-month low against the yen and a 2-1/2-week trough versus the euro on Friday.
Gold rose on Friday, after dropping for the past four out of five sessions, as falling Asian and U.S. stock markets underpinned the metal.
Most Asian stock markets closed lower after a sell-off on Wall Street overnight. China shares bucked the trend, posting a sharp rebound in late trade.
Oil prices slumped as China's stock market fall and the prospect of rising Iranian crude exports deepened fears.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower, pressured by low oil prices, as concerns about global economic slowdown weighed ahead of major earnings reports.
The dollar rose on Thursday, bolstered by gains in the U.S. stock market and a rebound in oil prices.
Oil prices rebounded on Thursday as some players covered short positions after crude prices plumbed new 12-year lows.
The Treasury Department auctioned $21 billion in 10-year notes at a high yield of 2.09 percent on Wednesday.
Gold fell on Thursday as a rebound in oil prices and strong Wall Street performance blunted the metal's appeal.
European equities came off session highs to close mixed on Wednesday, amid renewed pressure on oil prices and a lower trading session in the U.S.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Friday after disappointing U.S. data and the Chinese stock market and crude prices plunged.
Asian markets closed mostly up, in a sign of returning stability despite lingering headwinds over China and lower commodity prices.
Gold settled higher on Wednesday, broke its four day losing streak.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Thursday as JPMorgan reported earnings that beat expectations.
U.S. stocks closed higher, recovering slightly from a sharply lower start to the year and shaking off pressure from an intraday dip in oil below $30.
U.S. Treasury prices were higher, after a sale of three-year notes and as crude oil prices veered towards $30 per barrel.
US oil prices pared initial gains and settled slightly higher amid a surprise inventory build.
The euro regained its footing against the U.S. dollar as risk appetite soured anew late in the afternoon.
European equities gained on Tuesday, despite continued wariness surrounding low oil prices and China's economic slowdown.
Asia's major markets closed mostly lower, with the exception of China, as investor sentiment in the region remained fragile.