Dow Jones closed down 0.5%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 166.44 points (-0.5%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$48,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.48% to finish the trading day down 166 points to close at 34,585 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.9% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 1.0%.
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 72.64 US cents.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$0.22 per barrel while Brent oil is unchanged at US$0.21 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price remains above US$200 per ton trading at US$104.5 and one bitcoin is worth US$47,251 going into the Asian trading day.
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