E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 climbed as much as 1.9 percent. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS jumped 1.8 percent.
China’s CSI300 index of Shanghai and Shenzhen shares .CSI300 rose 2.6 percent. In Japan, the Nikkei .N225 gained 1.3 percent to a six-week high.
European shares are expected to follow suit, with futures for Britain’s FTSE .FTSE, France’s CAC .FCHI, Germany’s DAX .GDAXI rising by 1.6 to 2.1 percent.