European stocks rallied on strength in the U.S. equities market. London's Financial Times Stock exchange index finished up 144.50 points, or 3.62%, to 4,141.50. Meantime, Germany's DAX index gained 162.78 points, or 5.14%, 3,327.94. France's CAC index ended higher by 109.16 points, or 3.51%, to 3,218.67.
Asian stocks finished up Monday. Tokyo's market was closed for Cultural Day Monday. On Friday, Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 45.24 points, or 0.52%, to 8,685.72. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index surged 313.15 points on Monday, or 3.33%, to 9,720.83.