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Dow Jones closes down 0.2%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney

  • Dow Jones closes down 69 points (-0.2%).
  • ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.5%).
  • Bitcoin is trading at US$47,000.

The Dow Jones fell 0.2% to finish the trading day down 69 points to close at 35,031 points.

Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.8% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 1.5%.

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 73.66 US cents.

Gold is trading at US$1,792 per ounce with copper at US$4.23 per pound.

WTI Crude oil is selling for US$69.28 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$72.66 per barrel.

The spot iron ore price remains volatile and is trading at US$133.05.

One bitcoin is worth US$46,617 going into the Asian trading day.

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