Some markets in Asia were closed.
The Hang Seng rose 1.1% to 14,387. It was down 48% for the year.
The Shanghai Composite was off .7% to 1,821 and was off 65% for the year.
In Europe the FTSE was up .9% to 4,431. The CAC 40 moved higher by .7% to 3,241.
Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.
Douglas A. McIntyre