Crude oil settled up 0.2% at $66.21 a barrel.
The Dollar Index was up 0.39%.
Gold shed 0.17% to $1,896.06 per ounce.
Asia and Australia
Markets were mainly up, as US economic data disappointed amid concerns over inflation and jobs. Japan225 was up 0.31% after a board member of the Bank of Japan stated that the bank should restrain its purchase of ETFs during calm periods in the market.
Down under, Australia200 inched up 0.08%.
HongKong45 gained 0.67%.
Stocks traded in a mixed manner as investors keep an eye on the inflation outlook after central bank policymakers reaffirmed their dovish policy stance. Germany30 and France40 traded flat, while UK100 closed 0.04% lower.
Brent oil was up 0.3% to $68.87 per barrel.
EUR/USD traded below 1.2200.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com