Dow Jones closed up 0.7%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 236.82 points (0.7%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 35 points (-0.48%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$49,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.7% to finish the trading day up 237 points to close at 34,814 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.3% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.7%.
Asian markets are set to open lower with ASX futures down 35 points (-0.5%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 73.37 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$ Iron Ore per ounce with copper up 0.13% to US$4.23 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$69.28 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$72.66 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price remains above US$200 per ton trading at US$123 and one bitcoin is worth US$48,010 going into the Asian trading day.
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