In Asia, Nikkei +1.6% to 10,414. Hang Seng +1.6% to 20,356. Shanghai +0.25% to 2,994. BSE +0.1%...

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In Asia, Nikkei +1.6% to 10,414. Hang Seng +1.6% to 20,356. Shanghai +0.25% to 2,994. BSE +0.1% to 16,307.
In Europe at midday, London +0.2%. Paris +0.2%. Frankfurt +0.3%.
Futures: Dow +0.1%. S&P +0.2%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude +0.7% to $74.20. Gold +0.3% to $1,088.20.