Markets in Asia were modestly higher
The Nikkei rose 1.1% to 10,756.
The Shanghai Composite was up .1% to 3,196.
At the open in Europe, the FTSE was up .3% to 5,545. Barclays (NYSE:BCS) rose on an upgrade. The Dax was up .4% to 6.004.
Data from MarketWatch and Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre