Strong underlying investment demand helped prices rebound from a sharp drop in the wake of forecast-beating U.S. payrolls data.
U.S. oil prices rallied again on Friday after a one-day pause, helped by strong U.S. jobs data and technical buying.
U.S. sovereign bond prices slipped on Thursday, as investors digested the slew of economic data this week and looked to the jobs report on Friday.
European markets finished in the red on Thursday, as a slump in health care stocks weighed on investors, despite a recovery in oil.
Hong Kong was the odd one out as markets across Asia gained on Thursday, following a slightly higher finish on Wall Street overnight.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, as oil prices bounced and investors waited for comment from the Fed following the strong jobs report Friday.
U.S. oil prices settled lower after seesawing throughout Thursday.
Gold rose over $1,250 an ounce on Thursday as the dollar eased and equity markets retreated.
The U.S. dollar was set to post its biggest one-day percentage decline against the euro in more than three weeks.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher Wednesday after their best start to a month in just over three years.
U.S. government debt prices wavered on Wednesday as stocks closed slightly higher and oil close slightly higher.
Stock index futures indicated a narrowly lower open as investors digested a global rally in risk assets and a big night for U.S. politics.
European equities finished with modest gains on Wednesday, as oil attempted a price recovery and a jump in banks and miners offset mixed earnings.
U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday, building on the gains of the week so far, as oil prices stabilized ahead of Friday's jobs data.
Asian markets rose Wednesday, with China leading advances after a strong finish on Wall Street overnight.
The U.S. dollar dipped against the yen on Wednesday on concerns over U.S. economic growth but hit a more than one-month high against the euro.
Gold dropped for a second straight session on Wednesday as global equities and the dollar rose following strong U.S. manufacturing data
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to lower open on Thursday, as investors started the countdown to Friday's jobs report.
U.S. oil ended higher after choppy trading as data showing record U.S. crude stocks was offset by evidence of production declines.
The major averages closed more than 2 percent higher Tuesday, helped by a rise in oil prices and a better-than-expected ISM manufacturing report.