Asia stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, but Europe markets have moved lower and futures are...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asia stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, but Europe markets have moved lower and futures are slightly in the red.
Asia: Nikkei +0.4% to 9609. Hang Seng +0.8% to 22290. Shanghai +1.1% to 3270. BSE -0.2% to 17170.
Europe at midday: FTSE -0.5% to 5285. CAC -0.1% to 3772. DAX -0.3% to 5758.
Futures: Dow -0.1% at 10451. S&P -0.1% to 1107. Nasdaq -0.1%. Jan. crude -0.8% to $77.72. Feb. gold +0.9% to $1,210.50. Mar. 30-year Tsy -0.18% to 121-13. 10-year -0.16%. 5-year -0.07%. Euro flat vs. dollar. Yen -0.5%. Pound +0.4%.