Asian and European shares are mostly higher after positive data in the U.S. yesterday and ahead...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian and European shares are mostly higher after positive data in the U.S. yesterday and ahead of the all-important U.S. job numbers. Japan +0.4%, Hong Kong +0.4%, China closed, India -0.7%; EU Stoxx 50 +0.4%, London +0.3%, Paris +0.4%, Frankfurt +0.3%, Madrid +0.3%, Milan +0.3%.