Gold jumped more than 2 percent on Friday and was on track for its biggest daily gain since January on a flurry of short-covering after jobs data.
EPA officials have not formally ordered a recall of 482,000 VW products, but that step is likely to take place, according to an EPA spokesperson.
European equities pared losses to trade higher on Friday, after official jobs numbers from the U.S. came in way below expectations.
Analysts are warning that the VW scandal could hamper growth in emerging parts of Europe.
Volkswagen may be an even bigger risk for investors, as a key part of its business apart from cars is threatened by the diesel emissions scandal.
Volkwagen's U.S. chief will testify on October 8 before a U.S. congressional oversight panel about the German automaker's emissions cheating scandal.
Gold recovered from two-week lows on Thursday as the dollar lost ground to the euro, but uncertainty ahead of jobs data held prices in a narrow range.
There have been only 1,600 work stoppages from labor disputes in the last decade — compared to twice as many between 1995 and 2004.
Online used car marketplaces are seeing a significant upswing in activity surrounding used Volkswagen diesel vehicles.
If you were wondering how long the Volkswagen scandal would take to make an impact on the firm's top line, sales may already be slipping.
European stocks closed mixed to lower on Thursday, as start-of-quarter enthusiasm petered out among investors and telecom stocks weighed on investor sentiment.
South Korea said Volkswagen's local unit informed the government it could recall about 120,000 vehicles in the country.
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Gold hit its lowest level in two weeks and recorded its biggest quarterly loss in a year on Wednesday, ahead of a Fed decision on interest rates.
European stocks finished sharply higher Wednesday as equity markets rallied globally at the end of a torrid month.
Volkswagen “won’t be the same company” as the emissions scandal unwinds, Wolfgang Schaeuble, German’s austere finance minister, warned on Wednesday.
Telsa Motors delivered the first of its long-awaited Model X electric sports-utility vehicles on Tuesday.
Platinum prices fell below $900 an ounce on Tuesday for the first time since January 2009, hurt by the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
European equities closed in the red on Tuesday, as investors turned negative, despite recoveries in mining, autos and oil prices.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a positive start for Wall Street on Tuesday as commodities recovered slightly.