Gold steadied on Thursday off the previous day's two-month low after weaker than expected private sector payrolls data.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open, led by a fall in technology stocks, as traders awaited a fresh batch of economic data.
U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Wednesday tech snapped a three-day losing streak.
U.S. government debt prices traded flat as investors poured over the Federal Reserve's June meeting minutes.
European markets closed higher on Wednesday, as investors assessed geopolitical tensions and an announcement regarding Qatari sanctions.
Asian bourses closed mostly higher on Wednesday shrugging off geopolitical concerns a day after North Korea launched a ballistic missile.
The dollar index whipsawed on Wednesday after the Fed released minutes from its June meeting.
Gold rose following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's June meeting.
Oil prices fell on Wednesday, ending their longest bull-run in more than five years, as climbing OPEC exports turned sentiment more bearish.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open as traders awaited the release of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark index pulling back from its biggest rally in more than two months amid geopolitical concerns.
Asian bourses closed mostly lower in Tuesday trade after a missile launch from North Korea rattled markets and the RBA kept rates on hold.
Gold edged higher on Tuesday, supported by a ballistic missile test by North Korea and an easing dollar.
Oil prices retreated in early Asian trade on Tuesday, halting a run of eight straight days of gains.
The dollar dipped against the yen on Tuesday after North Korea's missile launch deepened geopolitical concerns.
U.S. equities kicked off the second half of the year on the right foot, trading higher on Monday as bank stocks climbed.
U.S. government debt yields climbed on Monday as investors received a fresh batch of economic data.
European bourses closed higher on Monday, entering into the new month on a solid footing after markets posted gains for the first half of the year.
Asia markets closed mostly higher on Monday, as markets digested key economic indicators out of China and Japan.
The dollar recorded its best day in four months on Monday, starting the new quarter on a strong note.