Dow Jones closed down 0.9%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 323.54 points (-0.9%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$49,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.94% to finish the trading day down 324 points to close at 34,003 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.2% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.8%.
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 firm against the major currencies and is buying 72.88 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,770 per ounce with copper up 0.01% to US$4.244 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$77.60 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$81.26 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$110 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$48,952 going into the Asian trading day.
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