Asia Markets And Europe Open 11/10/2008

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Asia markets rose on news of a $600 billion Chinese economic stimulus package.

The Nikkei was up 5.8% to 9.081. Canon rose on a falling yen.

The Hang Seng jumped 4.6% to 14,890.

The Shanghai Composite soared 7.3% to 1,874.

In Europe, the FTSE opened up 2.4% to 4,471. The CAC 40 was up 2.6% to 3,448. The Dax opened up 2.7% to 5,072.

Data from Reuters.

Douglas A. McIntyre