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Dow Jones closed up 0.6%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney

  • Dow Jones closes up 224.09 points (0.6%).
  • ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 7 points (0.1%).
  • Bitcoin is trading at US$37,000.

The Dow Jones rose 0.6% to finish the trading day up 224 points to close at 35,629 points.

Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London’s FTSE finished up 0.63% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower.

Asian markets are set to open higher, with ASX futures up 7 points (0.1%) ahead of the open in Sydney.

The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 71.35 US cents.

Gold is trading at US$127 per ounce with copper down 1.74% to US$148.52 per pound.

WTI Crude oil is selling for US$173.71 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$897.59 per barrel.

The spot iron ore price is trading at US$166.67 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$36,893 going into the Asian trading day.

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