Oil prices rallied on Thursday as strong German economic data and continued uncertainty about an agreement on Iran's nuclear program provided lift.
The euro slumped for a fifth straight session against the dollar on Friday to a 3-1/2 week low as falling European interest rates.
The dollar traded higher on Wednesday after the release of the Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting minutes.
The greenback recovered as trading desks returned to full strength and underlying trends for its continued rise reappeared.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open as investors await what they expect to be dovish minutes from the Fed and Alcoa earnings.
Gold retreated for a third straight session on a stronger dollar after Fed officials kept alive expectations for an increase in rates this year.
Gold edged higher, holding above $1,200/oz as the dollar retreated and expectations grew that the Fed may delay a U.S. rate rise to next year.
Gold edged lower as the dollar recovered, but uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. rate increase kept bullion not far from a 7 week high.
U.S. stocks closed higher, rebounding from initial losses on the disappointing jobs report as weak data renewed hopes of a rate hike delay.
Oil futures extended gains on Monday after an industry forecast indicated a smaller-than-expected U.S. inventory build and Saudi Arabia raised prices.
Gold rose for a second straight session to trade near a three-week high on Monday, after U.S. jobs posted the slowest growth in more than a year.
The dollar cut early losses but continued to feel the carry-over effects of a disappointing U.S. jobs report from Friday.
Asian stocks outside Japan rose on Monday as investors believed that an unexpectedly weak nonfarm payrolls report will delay interest rate hikes in the U.S.
Stock futures point to a lower start after traders had the long Easter weekend to digest the latest weak nonfarm payroll figures.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Tuesday amid oil price volatility, ahead of Fed minutes and the start of the Q1 earnings season.
U.S. sovereign bond turned higher on Monday following the unexpectedly disappointing nonfarm payroll figures released at the end of last week.
Asian stocks advanced amid choppy trade on Friday as traders looked ahead to the release of the closely-watched U.S. jobs report.
U.S. stocks snapped a two-day losing streak on Thursday as investors digested economic data and set up for Friday's jobs report.
U.S. government debt prices turned lower on Thursday following a better-than-forecast unemployment report.
Oil prices closed down as officials announced they had reached solutions on key parameters on Iran's nuclear program.
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