In the UK, the FTSE 100 Index continues its good form during morning trading, led up about 11 points to 4,858 by British Sky Broadcasting Group
The broadcasting group has added 10.50p to 567p.
Mining firm BHP Billiton has added 11p to 664p, while Lloyds TSB has increased 7.25p to 491.50p.
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance leads the drop, shedding 2p or 2% to 84.25p.
In Japan, stocks declined led by exporters including Toyota and Honda, after the yen picked up further value against the dollar.
The Nikkei 225 Stock Average index lost 0.3% to 11,341.31 points at its close early this morning.
Toyota shed a percentage point to 4,010 yen. The company is due to report fiscal third-quarter earnings next month.
Honda Motor, which is the most dependent on US sales among Japan's top three carmakers, shed 1.7%to 5,290 yen.
Games brand Nintendo, lost 2.4% to 11,380 yen, after cutting its full-year net profit forecast by 22% to $679m from its previous estimates.
In the US, the Dow Jones showed some recovery adding 37.03 points to 10,498.59 points at its close late last night.
The benchmark was led by a $0.67 increase in Honeywell shares to $35.75, along with Johnson & Johnson gaining $0.93 to $64.65.
Disney shed $0.22 to $28.58.IFAonline
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