The dollar slipped against the safe-haven Swiss franc on Friday on nervousness ahead of next week's U.S. presidential election.
OPEC's secretary general denied Saudi Arabia threatened to raise oil output to bring prices down if Iran refuses to limit supply.
Gold steadied, as jitters over next week's U.S. election offset a solid payrolls report.
Stocks closed lower, with information technology led decliners, as concerns over the presidential election lingered.
Asia markets traded lower, with Japanese shares leading losses and the Australian benchmark index slipping to a four-month low.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Thursday as investors eyed next week's presidential election and parsed through key economic data.
U.S. stock index futures held mostly flat on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in October.
European markets ended mixed on Thursday with investors concerned over Brexit and the U.S. elections as well as focused on corporate earnings.
Asian markets ended mostly higher, as oil prices jumped more than 1 percent and the dollar weakened.
Politics dominated currency markets on Thursday as election worries kept the dollar weak against the yen.
Oil prices gave up early gains as U.S. crude stocks data compounded supply glut concerns, offsetting support from a weaker dollar.
Gold was steady on Thursday as uncertainty over the outcome of the U.S. election upheld the safe-haven demand for bullion and weakened the dollar.
U.S. stock index futures traded mostly higher as traders geared up for next week's presidential election, digested data and a big day of earnings.
Stocks fell after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, while investors eyed the presidential election.
U.S. government debt prices held higher, after the Federal Reserve announced that it left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday.
European shares ended lower on Wednesday afternoon as uncertainty over the U.S. election outcome intensified.
Government data showed U.S. crude inventories rose by 14.4 million barrels, far beyond what the market was expecting.
The dollar hit lows on Wednesday on continued nervousness about a potential victory for Donald Trump next week.
Most Asian markets dropped more than 1 percent, after a poll showed the GOP's Donald Trump leading rival Hillary Clinton.
Gold prices briefly hit highest level at $1309.10 an ounce for the first time since October 4th.