Asian stocks mixed, Europe mostly falls, U.S. futures flat

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian stocks trade mixed and European shares are mainly lower, with a strong showing on Wall Street yesterday helping to boost sentiment, but with disappointing PMI data out of China and France dampening the mood.

Japan +1.1%, Hong Kong -1%, China -0.3%, India +0.5%.

Euro Stoxx 50 -0.3%, London flat, Paris -0.4%, Frankfurt -0.3%, Milan -0.2%, Madrid +0.2%.

U.S. stock futures: Dow, S&P and Nasdaq flat.