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Dow Jones closed up 0.1%, ASX futures higher ahead of market open in Sydney

  • Dow Jones closes up 17.27 points (0.1%).
  • ASX futures trading higher ahead of market open in Sydney, up 23 points (0.32%).
  • Bitcoin is trading at US$57,000.

The Dow Jones rose 0.1% to finish the trading day up 17 points to close at 35,619 points.

Earlier, markets in Europe were mixed as London's FTSE finished up 0.44% while Germany's DAX finished the trading day lower.

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 72.26 US cents.

Gold is trading at US$1,804 per ounce with copper up 0% to US$4.391 per pound.

WTI Crude oil is selling for US$76.66 per barrel while Brent oil is higher at US$79.59 per barrel.

The spot iron ore price is trading at US$86.5 per metric ton and one bitcoin is worth US$56,238 going into the Asian trading day.