Dow Jones closed up 0.2%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 54.77 points (0.2%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 23 points (0.32%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$61,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.2% to finish the trading day up 55 points to close at 36,142 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London’s FTSE fell -0.34% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher, up 0.61%.
Asian markets are set to open higher, with ASX futures up 23 points (0.3%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 73.01 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,850 per ounce with copper down 0.01% to US$4.347 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$80.78 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$82.49 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$84.5 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$60,572 going into the Asian trading day.
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