Asian stocks advanced on Wednesday, recovering from the carnage in the previous session following a modestly positive lead from Wall Street overnight. Asian markets finished broadly higher today with shares in Japan leading the region. The Nikkei 225 is up 2.70% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng is up 1.28% and China's Shanghai Composite is up 0.48%.
European markets are trading sharply higher today with shares in France leading the region. The CAC 40 is up 2.16% while Germany's DAX is up 2.53% and London's FTSE 100 is up 2.16%.
U S Stock futures are trading high today, S & P up 1.19% Nasdaq above 1.25 % and Dow high 1.13 %