Asian markets closed broadly down, but European markets are pushing into positive territory. In...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian markets closed broadly down, but European markets are pushing into positive territory.
In Asia, Nikkei -2.8% to 9,550. Hang Seng -2.9% to 17,538. Shanghai -0.1% to 2,893. BSE -0.02% to 14,324.
In Europe at midday, London +0.3%. Paris -0.15%. Frankfurt +0.5%.
U.S. futures: Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.3%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -0.4% to $67.20. Gold +0.15% to $922.40.