Dow Jones closed up 0.5%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 179.08 points (0.5%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 23 points (0.32%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$65,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.5% to finish the trading day up 179 points to close at 36,100 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London’s FTSE fell -0.49% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher, up 0.07%.
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 73.27 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,865 per ounce with copper up 0.01% to US$4.456 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$80.50 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$82.17 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$84.5 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$64,470 going into the Asian trading day.
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