Dow Jones closed down 0.3%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 117.72 points (-0.3%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$56,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.34% to finish the trading day down 118 points to close at 34,378 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.2% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.3%.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 35 points (-0.5%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 73.52 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,760 per ounce with copper down 0.01% to US$4.329 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$80.64 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$83.38 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$129 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$55,763 going into the Asian trading day.
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