Asian exchanges picked up pace after a sluggish start and closed mostly higher.
European markets showed significant growth on Wednesday, while Asian markets picked up pace after a sluggish start and closed mostly higher.
London’s FTSE index in London rose 1.6 percent, while the CAC-40 in Paris and the DAX in Frankfurt each added 2.2 percent.
Tokyo’s Nikkei ended the trading session up 0.4 percent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 0.2 percent, and the Shanghai Composite fell 0.1 percent. Sydney’s S&P/ASX is up 1.8 percent,
Mumbai’s Sensex is up 0.4 percent, Seoul’s KOSPI is up 0.6 percent, and the TSEC index in Taipei is down almost four points, but little changed in percentage terms.
Gold is trading at $ 1964. 30 an ounce, down 0.7 percent. US crude oil rose 0.6 percent to $ 43.02 a barrel, while Brent crude is trading at $ 45.90 a barrel, up 0.7 percent.
All three leading US indices are showing positive dynamics ahead of the opening of trading on Wall Street.