Dow Jones closed down 1.8%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes down 622.24 points (-1.8%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 82 points (-1.1%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$41,000.
The Dow Jones fell 1.78% to finish the trading day down 622 points to close at 34,312 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.9% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.67%.
Asian markets are set to open lower, with ASX futures down 82 points (-1.1%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 71.88 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$126 per ounce with copper down 2.3% to US$151.43 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$168.72 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$876.12 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$148.63 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$40,731 going into the Asian trading day.
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