Dow Jones closed up 0.3%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 104.27 points (0.3%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 23 points (0.32%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$67,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.3% to finish the trading day up 104 points to close at 36,432 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.1% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.1%.
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 74.26 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,818 per ounce with copper up 0.01% to US$4.349 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$81.27 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$82.74 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$89 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$66,216 going into the Asian trading day.
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