A currency trader walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Asian stock markets soared ... more 
A currency trader walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Asian stock markets soared Thursday after major central banks acted in concert to lower borrowing costs, hoping to prevent a global credit crisis similar to the one that followed the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. South Korea's Kospi surged 4.2 percent to 1,925.17. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ahn Young-joon
Thu, Dec 1, 2011 2:25 AM EST