Many markets in Asia were closed.
The Hang Seng rose 4.1% to 14,977. China Mobile (CHL) rose sharply on news of a 3G build out in the nation.
In Europe, the FTSE opened up .4% to 4,451. The Dax was up .7% to 4,844. The CAC 40 was up .8% to 3,243.
Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.
Douglas A. McIntyre