The Canadian PressMarch 25, 2014 08:33
MANILA, Philippines - Asian stock markets were muted Tuesday with little news to excite investors, but European shares and U.S. futures were mostly higher.
In early European trading, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.8 per cent at 6,571.0 and Germany's DAX rose 0.8 per cent at 9,258.50. France's CAC-40 climbed 0.9 per cent at 4,314.48.
Futures augured slightly higher opening on Wall Street, with S
Japan's Nikkei 225 closed 0.4 per cent lower at 14,423.19. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.5 per cent to 21,732.32 while China's Shanghai Composite rose 0.5 per cent at 2,067.31.