Dow Jones closed up 0.3%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 90.73 points (0.3%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$42,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.3% to finish the trading day up 91 points to close at 34,391 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 35 points (-0.5%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is stronger against the major currencies and is buying 71.78 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,727 per ounce with copper down 0.02% to US$4.176 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$0.63 per barrel while Brent oil is unchanged at US$0.75 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price remains above US$200 per ton trading at US$117 and one bitcoin is worth US$41,405 going into the Asian trading day.
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