Asian stocks rose for a third day, copper has risen and the Australian dollar strengthened Chinese manufacturing expanded. U.S. Stock-index futures advanced and crude oil fell as the prospects of an impending attack on Syria was gone.
Japan 's Nikkei rose 1.3 % to 13,572, the Singapore Straits Times gained 0.8 % to 3,055, China's Shanghai Composite Index remained stable in 2098, while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong rose 2 % to 22,175 at present.
European markets also traded firm. France's CAC gained 1.5 % to 3993, Germany's DAX rose 1.5 % to 8,225, while the UK 's FTSE rose 1.2 % to 6,495. U.S. Markets are closed today due to Labor Day.
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