Markets in Asia were mixed.
The Nikkei fell .5% to 9,157. Sony (SNE) and Canon were both up over 4%.
The Hang Seng rose 2% to 15,741. China Overseas Land Investment was up over 5%. PetroChina (PTR) was up over 4%.
The Shanghai Composite fell .8% to 2,075.
In Europe, the FTSE, DAX, and CAC 40 all opened higher by over 1%.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre