Gold steadied on Monday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen reinforced expectations the U.S. central bank would raise U.S. interest rates this month.
Asian shares were higher, dismissing earlier concerns about increased geopolitical risks in Asia.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as traders focused on economic data ahead of a probable interest rate hike this month.
Stocks posted weekly gains, while Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen put an exclamation point on the possibility of a rate hike this month.
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday as traders eyed several key Federal Reserve speakers and data.
European markets closed mixed Friday as global investors digested recent record highs and the prospect of the U.S. Federal Reserve raising interest rates.
The dollar stalled after two days of strong gains on Friday, with nerves around a speech by Fed chief Janet Yellen due later in the day.
Oil prices surged, as a weaker dollar encouraged buying but investors remained cautious after Russian production figures.
Gold edged down on Friday after falling more than one percent in the previous session.
Stocks closed lower as financials lagged, while social media company Snap had a strong performance in its initial public offering.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday as traders eyed comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Asia markets traded lower after U.S. equities declined overnight, as the market priced in increasing chances of a Fed hike later this month.
Markets in Europe hovered around the flatline on Thursday as investors took a breather after a strong rally on Wall Street.
Asia markets traded higher after U.S. stocks rose overnight, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing above 21,000.
The dollar gained to seven week highs against a basket of currencies on Thursday, after hawkish comments by a Fed official.
Oil prices fell after U.S. crude stocks hit an all-time high and official data showed Russian oil production unchanged in February.
Gold prices fell on Thursday, pressured by a stronger dollar on rising expectations of a U.S. rate hike in March.
U.S. Treasurys fell Thursday as Federal Reserve officials prepped the market for a March rate hike.
U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open on Thursday, after markets saw their highest volume day of 2017.
U.S. equities surged to all-time highs Wednesday, the major indexes posting their best day of the year.