The pound steadied while the peso surged after the damaging publication of a video of Trump making vulgar comments about women.
U.S. crude futures settled at their highest level since Oct. 15, 2015 after Russia said it was ready to join OPEC in curbing crude output.
This came after downbeat U.S. payrolls data dampened rate hike expectations and Chinese buyers returned after a week long holiday.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday as investors digested a key employment report that missed expectations.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Monday, as falling crude oil prices weighed on the shares of Australian oil majors.
U.S. stock index futures futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, as investors digest the latest from Sunday's second U.S. presidential debate.
European stocks closed lower following disappointing U.S. jobs numbers and after a dramatic plunge in sterling early in Asia trading.
Stocks closed lower as Wall Street digested a weaker-than-expected employment report and kept an eye on falling oil prices.
The sterling tripped lower, while the dollar slipped on news of unexpectedly weak U.S. job growth in September.
Oil fell on Friday as players took profit on a rally that propelled prices on hopes of OPEC crude output cuts.
But, the yellow metal remained on track to slide nearly 5 percent this week after a jump in the dollar.
U.S. stocks traded mostly lower on Thursday as investors looked ahead to a key employment report.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday as investors digested economic data and looked towards Friday's highly anticipated jobs report.
Asia markets stumbled on Friday, with sentiment weighed by the pound's sharp drop, while traders awaited a key U.S. jobs report.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday as traders digested a key employment report that missed expectations.
Europe finished under pressure on Thursday, as investors showed signs of caution ahead of a key U.S. jobs report on Friday.
Asian markets advanced Thursday, bolstered by oil's overnight rise, while Samsung Electronics jumped after an activist investor called for a revamp.
The dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Thursday, hitting its strongest level in two months.
Oil prices hit new highs going back to June after a surprisingly large drop in U.S. inventory levels provided support.
Gold slipped, pressured by a firmer dollar ahead of U.S. jobs data that could put the Fed on track to raise interest rates.