Dow Jones closed up 0.3%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney
- Dow Jones closes up 110.02 points (0.3%).
- ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 9 points (0.12%).
- Bitcoin is trading at US$47,000.
The Dow Jones rose 0.3% to finish the trading day up 110 points to close at 35,625 points.
Earlier, markets in Europe were weaker as London’s FTSE fell 0.9% while Germany’s DAX finished the trading day lower, down 0.3%.
Asian markets are set to open higher with ASX futures up 9 points (0.1%) ahead of the open in Sydney.
The Australian dollar is firm against the major currencies and is buying 73.38 US cents.
Gold is trading at US$1,789 per ounce with copper down 0% to US$4.327 per pound.
WTI Crude oil is selling for US$67.22 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$69.58 per barrel.
The spot iron ore price remains below US$200 per ton trading at US$162.5 and one bitcoin is worth US$46,096 going into the Asian trading day.
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