Dow Jones closed down 0.5%, ASX futures down ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closed down 192.38 points (-0.5%).
- ASX futures trading lower with ASX set to fall 1o points (0.14%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$48,000.
The Dow Jones fell 0.54% to finish the trading day down 192 points to close at 35,213 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.35% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.42%.
Asian markets are set to open lower with ASX futures down 10 points (-0.14%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is stronger against the major currencies and is buying 72.43 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,795 per ounce with copper at US$4.237 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$67.88 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$70.54 per barrel.
The spot iron ore gained 2.60%, trading at US$153.35 and one bitcoin is worth US$47,135 going into the Asian trading day.
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