Asia markets rose on news of a $600 billion Chinese economic stimulus package.
The Nikkei was up 5.8% to 9.081. Canon rose on a falling yen.
The Hang Seng jumped 4.6% to 14,890.
The Shanghai Composite soared 7.3% to 1,874.
In Europe, the FTSE opened up 2.4% to 4,471. The CAC 40 was up 2.6% to 3,448. The Dax opened up 2.7% to 5,072.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre