Stock markets in Europe and Asia have made further gains today following the latest efforts by world leaders to tackle the global financial crisis.
Japan's Nikkei Index was up 14% by close of business, while Hong Kong's Han Seng Index was up 4.4%.
Australia's main index was also up 3.7% following Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's announcement of a Aus$10.4bn economic stimulus package.
In Europe, London's FTSE 100 index rose almost 4% in early trading, while the CAC in France was up by a similar amount.
Ireland's ISEQ Index was also up 4.5%.
The gains follow a massive 11% jump in the US Dow Jones index yesterday.