ASX: Aussie stocks are set to slip at the open despite US markets ending higher after positive earnings results hit the market.
Iron ore prices fell 5.7 per cent to $US201.50, Brent oil rose 2.2 per cent to $US73.79 a barrel. Gold futures were up 0.1 per cent to $US1805.40 an ounce.
Lackluster economic data and mixed corporate earnings have weighed on the US market and prompted investors to pivot back to growth stocks.
All three major US stock indexes ended the session within 1.0 per cent of their record closing highs.
Aussies and businesses will get a clearer picture about vaccine availability over the rest of the year which will give an idea of when restrictions will ease.
The meeting comes as doctors warn the continuing spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, especially in Sydney and Melbourne, could demand tougher restrictions.
Prices were boosted significantly between April and June because of outages and colder-than-average weather, the Australian Energy Market Operator said.
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