Global stocks

SEOUL, Ramadan 18, 1438, June 13, 2017, SPA — Global stock markets were higher Tuesday, AP reported.
European stocks opened higher with Britain’s FTSE 100 up 0.2 percent to 7,526.40 and France’s CAC 40 advancing 0.5 percent to 5,264.30. Germany’s DAX gained 0.6 percent to 12,760.34. Futures showed Wall Street opening with modest gains. S&P futures added 0.2 percent while Dow futures added 0.1 percent.
Asian markets finished mostly higher. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dipped 0.1 percent to 19,898.75 but South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.7 percent to 2,374.70. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 0.6 percent to 25,852.10 while the Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.4 percent to 3,153.74. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 jumped 1.7 percent to 5,772.80. Share benchmarks in Singapore and Indonesia were higher.
Benchmark U.S. crude added 23 cents to $46.31 per barrel on electronic trading in New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract added 25 cents to close at $46.08 a barrel on Monday. Brent crude, used to price international oils, added 24 cents to $48.53 per barrel in London. It closed up 14 cents at $48.29 a barrel in the previous session.
The dollar rose to 110.16 yen from 109.95 and the euro strengthened to $1.1208 from $1.1204. The British pound stabilized after its recent tumble and was trading at $1.2709.
–SPA
15:02 LOCAL TIME 12:02 GMT