Asia markets were mixed, with Tokyo rising strongly after a three-day hiatus. Europe has...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asia markets were mixed, with Tokyo rising strongly after a three-day hiatus. Europe has recovered most of its early losses, and U.S. futures are hovering around breakeven.
Asia: Nikkei +1.67% to 10,544. Hang Seng -2.52% to 21,051. Shanghai +0.38% to 2,854. BSE +0.37% at 16,781.
Europe at midday: London -0.1%. Paris -0.3%. Frankfurt -0.3%.
U.S. futures: Dow -0.2% to 9698. S&P -0.2% to 1057. Nasdaq flat. Crude -0.8% to $68.44. Gold flat at $1,015. Treasurys are marginally higher. Euro +0.2% vs. dollar. Yen +1%. Pound -0.9%.