Dow Jones closed down 1.1%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 392.54 points (-1.1%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 61 points (-0.8%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$44,000.
The Dow Jones fell 1.07% to finish the trading day down 393 points to close at 36,407 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe had strong sessions as London’s FTSE and Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 61 points (-0.8%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 72.21 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,810 per ounce with copper down 2.11% to US$4.381 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$77.20 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$80.10 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$117 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$43,587 going into the Asian trading day.
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