Markets in Asia were mixed.
The Nikkei dropped .3% to 10,051.
The Hang Seng moved up 1.7% to 21,839. PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) and Sinopec (NYSE:SNP) moved up on oil prices.
The Shanghai Composite rose 1.2% to 2,970
At the open in Europe, the FTSE was up 1.3% to 5,220. Rio Tinto (NYSE:RTP) rose. The Dax was higher by 1.3% to 5,781. and the CAC 40 rose 1.4% to 3,854.
Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.
Douglas A. McIntyre