Dow Jones closed up 0.7%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 239.79 points (0.7%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 23 points (0.32%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$61,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.7% to finish the trading day up 240 points to close at 35,730 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 75.42 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,799 per ounce with copper up 0.01% to US$4.438 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$82.81 per barrel while Brent oil is lower at US$84.51 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price is trading at US$117 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$60,799 going into the Asian trading day.
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