U.S. stocks closed down more than 1 percent on the last day of trade for April as investors weighed mixed data and continued weakness in the dollar.
US crude oil futures closed Friday's session down 48 cents at $59.15 per barrel.
Gold edged down on Friday after its biggest one-day loss; failure to maintain a push above $1,200 an ounce undermined investor confidence.
After being prodded up to session highs by multiple U.S. economic data points, U.S. Treasury yields pared gains on Thursday.
Europe closed mostly higher on Thursday as investors reacted to more earnings news as well as the Fed's latest rate decision.
Asian stocks plummeted on Thursday amid a mixed bag of corporate earnings and renewed concerns over the state of the U.S. economy.
Gold retained gains on Tuesday but was stuck below $1,200 as investors waited on U.S. nonfarm payrolls for clues on an interest rate hike.
U.S. stocks traded lower as investors weighed a weaker-than-expected GDP report and earnings reports ahead of the Fed statement release.
US stock index futures indicated a higher open on Friday ahead of a data-packed day, after stocks closed down more than 1 percent.
WTI closed up 1.79 percent, helped by a weaker dollar and bets that a supply glut would ease.
Gold fell two percent on Thursday after U.S. jobs data boosted the dollar, reviving expectations the Fed could raise interest rates soon.
The yen pushed higher on Thursday after the BOJ kept policy unchanged and held off from expanding its monetary stimulus.
U.S. Treasury yields traded back-and-forth after the Fed delivered a statement in which it removed all calendar references to raising interest rates.
European equities tumbled on Wednesday to close sharply lower as investors reacted to sharp gains in the euro against the dollar.
Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors digested the raft of earnings due in the region and awaited the Federal Reserve's statement.
Oil futures moved sharply higher on Wednesday after weekly data showed U.S. crude stocks rose less than expected.
Gold fell on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released a statement in which it removed all calendar references to an rate increase.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open as markets digested mixed data and major moves in the dollar and Treasurys, after the Fed statement.
The greenback reversed earlier losses to trade higher against a basket of currencies on Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat open on Tuesday ahead of the two-day FOMC meeting, housing data and a busy day of earnings.
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