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Dow Jones closed up 1.1%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney

  • Dow Jones closes up 371.65 points (1.1%).
  • ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 18 points (0.3%).
  • Bitcoin is trading at US$45,000.

The Dow Jones rose 1.1% to finish the trading day up 372 points to close at 35,463 points.

Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London’s FTSE fell -0.08% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day higher, up 0.24%.

Asian markets are set to open higher, with ASX futures up 18 points (0.3%) ahead of the open in Sydney.

The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 71.45 US cents.

Gold is trading at US$122 per ounce with copper up 0.02% to US$155.93 per pound.

WTI Crude oil is selling for US$174.39 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$922.47 per barrel.

The spot iron ore price is trading at US$162.09 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$44,188 going into the Asian trading day.

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