Crude oil prices rose for a sixth straight day on Thursday as producers prepared to discuss a possible freeze in output levels.
The dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of major currencies on Thursday.
Gold steadied on Thursday, buoyed July meeting showed policymakers were divided over whether to raise interest rates soon.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open as traders digested economic data and continued the minutes of the last Fed meeting.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Wednesday as investors digested the release of the Federal Reserve's July meeting.
U.S. government debt prices were roughly flat on Wednesday, as traders digested the release of the minutes from the FOMC.
European stocks closed lower on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious ahead of the closely-watched release of the Fed's latest minutes.
Asia traded mixed on Wednesday, as the sentiment hit from a lower finish in the U.S. stock market offset the positive impact of a rise in oil prices.
After the release of the minutes, the U.S. dollar hit a session low against the yen while the euro touched a session high against the dollar.
The oil rally paused on Wednesday as a surprise draw in U.S. crude and gas stocks was offset by reports Saudi Arabia is increasing its output.
Gold steadied on Wednesday, after moving in both directions following the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's July meeting.
U.S. stock index futures were roughly flat on Wednesday, as investors trod cautiously ahead of the release of the Fed's July minutes.
Stocks closed lower as investors awaited the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting.
U.S. government debt prices ticked higher, as investors awaited remarks by the Atlanta Federal Reserve president and digested a slew of economic data.
European stocks finished firmly in the red on Tuesday, as strong performances in oil, mining stocks and sterling failed to electrify markets.
Wall Street's fresh record closing highs failed to boost sentiment in Asia markets on Tuesday, with Japanese shares selling off as the yen surged.
Preliminary data from the American Petroleum Institute showed a surprise build in U.S. gasoline stocks.
The dollar hit its lowest in seven weeks on Tuesday, dipping below 100 yen for the first time since June.
Gold cut its gains after mixed economic data failed to give clarity on the prospects for an interest rate rise this year.
Despite posting record highs on Monday, U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Tuesday, following the weaker international trade.