Markets are up across the globe. In Asia, Nikkei +0.7% to 10,393. Hang Seng +2.1% to 21,070....

|By:, SA News Editor

Markets are up across the globe.
In Asia, Nikkei +0.7% to 10,393. Hang Seng +2.1% to 21,070. Shanghai +1.7% to 2,930. BSE +0.7% to 16,124.
In Europe at midday, London +0.6%. Paris +0.4%. Frankfurt +0.5%.
Futures: Dow +0.9%. S&P +1%. Nasdaq +1%. Crude +2.1% to $69.43. Gold +1.1% to $1007.20.