S&P/ASX 200 futures down but Nasdaq closes green, Afterpay to report today

S&P 500 Index closed down 0.38% but the Nasdaq Composite closed up 0.17%.

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Market darlings Afterpay and Zip Co release their December half year reports today

S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) (ASX:XJO) futures are down 0.8% heading into Thursday as markets continue to try find a floor for this recent virus-related sell-off.

The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) closed at 3,116.39, −11.82 or down 0.38% and the Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ: .IXIC) closed at 8,980.77, +15.16 or up 0.17%.

Gold was is trading at US$1,642 per ounce, still down from its highs earlier this week of around US$1,690 per ounce.

Crude Oil WTI has been crushed another 1.2% lower to US$48.72 per barrel.

The AUD continues to make new 10-year lows, down 0.8% overnight versus the USD to 65.5 cents.



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