ASX to rise, Dow paces gains in New York

March 27, 2024

AUD -0.1% to 65.30 US cents

Bitcoin -1.6% to $US68,689 at 6.08am AEDT

On Wall St at 3.08pm: Dow +0.8% S & P +0.4% Nasdaq +0.1%

In New York: BHP +1.4% Rio +2% Atlassian +0.1%

Tesla +1.4% Microsoft -0.5% Apple +1.8% Nvidia -3%

Alphabet -0.5% Amazon +0.3% Meta -0.8%

Merck +5.1% Intel +3.2% Honeywell +1.6%

Stoxx 50 +0.4% FTSE +0.1% DAX +0.5% CAC +0.3%

Spot gold +0.6% to $US2191.93/oz at 1.30pm in New York

Brent crude -0.6% to $US85.73 a barrel

Iron ore -2.9% to $US101.15 a tonne

10-year yield: US 4.19% Australia 4% Germany 2.29%

US prices as of 3.04pm in New York

What’s driving markets

Merck & Co won US approval for a new treatment for a rare, dangerous form of high blood pressure that’s expected to be among the company’s hits as sales from successful older drugs begin fading later this decade, Bloomberg reported.…

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