Tokyo soared 3.8% Thursday, leading Asia gains. Europe stocks and U.S. futures are slightly...

|By:, SA News Editor

Tokyo soared 3.8% Thursday, leading Asia gains. Europe stocks and U.S. futures are slightly higher.
Asia: Nikkei +3.8% to 9978. Hang Seng +1.2% to 22554. Shanghai -0.2% to 3265. BSE +0.1% to 17186.
Europe at midday: FTSE +0.4% to 5349. CAC +0.6% to 3818. DAX +0.6% to 5818.
Futures: Dow +0.3% to 10470. S&P +0.3% to 1112. Nasdaq +0.2%.
Jan. crude +0.8% to $77.20. Feb. gold +0.35% to $1,217.20.
Mar. 30-year Tsy -0.15%. 10-year -0.17%. 5-year -0.15%.
Euro +0.6% vs. dollar. Yen -0.4%. Pound +0.1%.