Oil traders are concerned about the blurred demand outlook in the short term.
Gold futures prices settled at $1.866.30/ounce, showing a loss of 0.56% at the last trading session of the week.
Apple and Microsoft shares rose 1% and 1.3%, respectively, to lead tech higher.
Brent crude (LCOc1) was up 0.41% to trade at $42.11 a barrel by 0706am GMT.
In Thursday's trading session, Crude oil prices fell
Gold futures was down 0.89% to trade at $1,890.60 an ounce on Wednesday's trading session.
Oil benchmarks fell around 4% on Monday following rising concerns of increased coronavirus cases.
Apple Inc, the most valuable listed company, plunged in value by 3.17% to close at $106.84.
Gold futures edged up 0.46% to trade at $1975.30
Crude oil prices are expected to recover slowly once economic activities rebound globally.