Strong gains in Asia Friday, but Europe is flat and futures have turned negative.Asia: Nikkei...

|By:, SA News Editor

Strong gains in Asia Friday, but Europe is flat and futures have turned negative.
Asia: Nikkei +1.88% to 9,265. Hang Seng +1.51% to 16,791. Shanghai +0.2% to 2,645. BSE Sensex +2.53% to 12,173.
Europe at midday: London flat. Paris flat%. Frankfurt -0.2%.
Futures: Dow -0.2% to 8267. S&P -0.4% to 886. Nasdaq -0.4%.
Crude -1.2% to $57.94. Gold -0.4% to $924.80.
30-year Tsy +0.3%. 10-year +0.12%.
Euro -0.6% vs. dollar. Yen +0.9%. Pound -0.35%.