A man walks past a screen displaying stock index outside a local bank in Hong Kong Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Asian stocks soared Thursday after six major central banks acted to lower borrowing costs in ... more 
A man walks past a screen displaying stock index outside a local bank in Hong Kong Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Asian stocks soared Thursday after six major central banks acted to lower borrowing costs in hopes of preventing a global credit crisis, but European markets opened mostly lower as the euphoria wore off. Hong Kong's Hang Seng vaulted 5.6 percent to 19,002.26. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Vincent Yu
Thu, Dec 1, 2011 4:39 AM EST