Dow Jones closed up 0.2%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 71.37 points (0.2%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$43,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.2% to finish the trading day up 71 points to close at 34,869 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe had strong sessions as London’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher.
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 stronger against the major currencies and is buying 72.82 US cents.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$1.37 per barrel while Brent oil is unchanged at US$1.20 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price remains above US$200 per ton trading at US$109 and one bitcoin is worth US$42,931 going into the Asian trading day.
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