Dow Jones closed down 0.9%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 313.26 points (-0.9%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 66 points (-0.9%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$42,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.89% to finish the trading day down 313 points to close at 34,715 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London’s FTSE fell -0.06% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher, up 0.65%.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 66 points (-0.9%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 72.26 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,839 per ounce with copper up 0.03% to US$4.583 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$86.90 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$87.29 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$129 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$41,288 going into the Asian trading day.
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