Despite a lackluster U.S. session Wednesday, overseas stocks have moved higher, augmented by...

|By:, SA News Editor

Despite a lackluster U.S. session Wednesday, overseas stocks have moved higher, augmented by significant gains in U.S. futures.
Asia: Nikkei +0.34% to 9,832. Hang Seng +1.18% to 21,493. BSE +0.22% to 16,844. Shanghai was closed again.
Europe at midday: London +0.6%. Paris +1.2%. Frankfurt +1.2%.
Futures: Dow +0.8% to 9750. S&P +0.9% to 1063. Nasdaq +0.8%. Crude +0.9% to $70.22. Gold +1% to $1,054.50. 30-year bonds -0.13%. Euro +0.7% vs. dollar. Yen +0.2%.