European Markets Higher on Heels of Big Moves in Asia

Asian (excluding Indian) markets moved up strongly in overnight trading. European markets also trend higher on reassurances from the US Federal Reserve that continued quantitative easing will help sustain an economic recovery.

In Asia: Japan +2.7%, Hong Kong +2%, China +2.3%, India -1.7%.

In Europe: London +0.2%, Paris +0.3%, Frankfurt +0.4%.