Asian and European shares are broadly positive, shrugging off GDP contraction in Japan, Germany...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian and European shares are broadly positive, shrugging off GDP contraction in Japan, Germany and France. "Markets continue to test the boundaries of recent trading sessions, still unable to make a decisive move higher or lower," says trader Jonathan Sudaria. Japan +0.5%, Hong Kong +0.8%, China closed. India -0.2%. EU Stoxx 50 +0.3%, London -0.1%, Paris +0.3%, Frankfurt +0.1%, Milan +0.2%, Madrid +0.5%.