Stocks were broadly up in Asia. European markets and U.S. futures are following suit. In Asia,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks were broadly up in Asia. European markets and U.S. futures are following suit.
In Asia, Nikkei +0.1% to 9,269. Hang Seng +2.1% to 18,259. Shanghai +1.4% to 3,189. BSE +2.9% to 14,253.
In Europe at midday, London +1.6%. Paris +2%. Frankfurt +2%.
Futures: Dow +1%. S&P +1.3%. Nasdaq +1.8%. Crude +1.5% to $60.42. Gold +1.3% to $934.60.