Markets in Asia were mixed.
The Hang Seng rose .9% to 21,661.
The Shanghai Composite was up .3% to 3,247.
At the open in Europe, the FTSE was down .3% to 5,476. Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) rose on news of a possible friendly deal with Kraft (NYSE:KFT). The Dax dropped .4% to 5,894. The CAC fell .3% to 3,964.
Data from Rueters and MarketWatch.
Douglas A. McIntyre