Dow Jones closed down 1.4%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 503.53 points (-1.4%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 33 points (-0.5%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$43,000.
The Dow Jones fell 1.43% to finish the trading day down 504 points to close at 34,738 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.2% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.42%.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 33 points (-0.5%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 71.31 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$122 per ounce with copper up 0% to US$156.64 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$171.93 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$889.73 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$160.6 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$42,214 going into the Asian trading day.
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