Markets Live: ASX to open lower on late Wall St slide

Here are the overnight market highlights:

SPI futures down 11 points or 0.2% to 6002 at about 8.45am AEDT

AUD +0.2% to 71.01 US cents

On Wall St: Dow -0.4% S&P 500 -0.3%% Nasdaq +0.1%

In New York, BHP +0.6% Rio -0.1% Atlassian -0.4%

In Europe: Stoxx 50 -0.6% FTSE +0.1% CAC -0.2% DAX -0.7%

Spot gold +0.6% to $US1314.11 an ounce at 12.46pm New York time

Brent crude +1.2% to $US64.38 a barrel

US oil +0.9% to $US54.38 a barrel

Iron ore +1.3% to $US88.32 a tonne

Dalian iron ore +0.1% to 622 yuan

LME aluminium -0.5% to $US1850 a tonne

LME copper +0.2% to $US6137 a tonne

2-year yield: US 2.50% Australia 1.74%

5-year yield: US 2.47% Australia 1.78%

10-year yield: US 2.60% Australia 2.14% Germany 0.10%

US-Australia 10-year yield gap as of 4.56am AEDT: 46 basis points

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