In Asia, Nikkei +1.6% to 10,908. Hang Seng -0.15% to 21,717. Shanghai +1.35% to 3,216. BSE +0.4%...

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In Asia, Nikkei +1.6% to 10,908. Hang Seng -0.15% to 21,717. Shanghai +1.35% to 3,216. BSE +0.4% to 17,585.
In Europe at midday, London +0.4%. Paris +0.3%. Frankfurt +0.4%.
Futures: Dow flat. S&P -0.05%. Nasdaq -0.2%. Crude +0.2% to $79.81. Gold +0.2% to $1,138.50.