Crude oil prices ended the week mixed cumulatively amid surging Covid-19 caseloads.
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo admits fuel demand is looking "anemic."
Gold prices drifted lower as the greenback gained some strength at Asia's trading session.
Market analysts are slightly pessimistic about the coming week in the Nigerian bourse.
Spot gold, known for tracking bullion prices in bullion, gained 1.8% to settle at $1,928.31.
The precious metal retreated immensely from the two-week high that it finished with some days ago.
Investors tilted more towards the dollar as it edged up 0.19% to 93.920 by 4.40 am GMT.
At the time this report was drafted gold was trading below the $1,900 price levels.
Gold futures settled at $1,907.60 an ounce, on down 0.45% on the day.
The S&P 500 rose 8.5% for the third quarter, although it fell 3.9% in September.