Shares were mostly higher in Europe on Tuesday after a mixed day in Asia, as strong economic data from China suggested global growth is on the uptick.
KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Germany’s DAX rose 1.1 percent to 12,906.82 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.6 percent to 5,505.34. Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.4 percent to 7,709.90. Wall Street was poised to open higher. Dow futures added 0.2 percent to 24,851.00 and broader S&P 500 futures gained 0.2 percent to 2,751.00.