Dow Jones closed down 0.3%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 96.69 points (-0.3%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 58 points (-0.8%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$42,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.29% to finish the trading day down 97 points to close at 33,795 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 2.6% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 2.16%.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 58 points (-0.8%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 73.28 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$105 per ounce with copper up 0.02% to US$139.12 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$166.53 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$880.20 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$147.02 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$42,000 going into the Asian trading day.
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