Asian stock markets today gained taking positive cues from the US equity markets.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 2.5 percent and South Korea’s KOSPI climbed 1.6 percent.
China’s Shanghai Composite surged 1.1 percent and Japan’s NIKKEI-225 gained 0.9 percent.
European stocks were mixed in intra day trade. London’s FTSC-100 fell 0.3 percent and France’s CAC slipped 0.4 percent while Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent.