Asian and European shares are mostly higher following China's strong trade figures and ahead of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian and European shares are mostly higher following China's strong trade figures and ahead of monetary policy decisions by the BOE and ECB, which are expected to leave interest rates and their easing programs as they are. Japan +0.7%, Hong Kong +0.6%, China +0.4%, India +0.1%. EU Stoxx 50 +0.1%, London +0.1%, Paris -0.1%, Frankfurt +0.1%. Milan +0.4%, Madrid +0.1%.