Dow Jones closed down 0.2%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 54.57 points (-0.2%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 3 points (0.0%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$45,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.16% to finish the trading day down 55 points to close at 34,934 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.1% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.28%.
Asian markets are set to open higher, with ASX futures up 3 points (0.0%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 71.97 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$126 per ounce with copper up 0% to US$155.24 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$172.42 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$922.58 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$155.52 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$44,065 going into the Asian trading day.
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