S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) (ASX:XJO) futures are suggesting the market opens around 0.3% higher after US markets recovered early losses to post gains for their Monday session.
Markets are ignoring tensions between the US and Iran after a US drone strike killed top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has not followed through to Monday.
That being said, gold and oil prices remain elevated.
The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) closed at 3,246.28 up 11.43 or +0.35% and the Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ: .IXIC) closed at 9,071.46 up 50.70 or +0.56%.
Gold has fallen from its near seven year high yesterday but remains elevated at US$1,568 per ounce and WTI Crude Oil at US$62.81.
The AUDUSD remains around 0.6940 after climbing over 0.70 in late December 2019.
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