The precious metal posted its worst monthly decline since 2016 as gold prices broke below the $1,750 support.
Gold futures settled up $1.2%, at $1,813.05 after it had dropped as low as $1,784.60 on Thursday.
Gold futures dropped about 0.33% to trade at $1,947.
Oil prices drifted lower amid reports revealing OPEC+ members are disconnected as regards to February crude oil output quota.
Gold futures were trading at $1,937 an ounce printing a gain of $42 per ounce.
At about 6.30 am, WAT (West African Time) Gold Futures traded at $1,841/ounce showing a gain of 0.20%.
Officials of SPDC have been accused of allegedly masterminding the damage to oil pipelines.
Brent Crude traded ay $50.16/Barrel showing a gain of over 2%, while the WTI futures traded at $46.87/Barrel.