Majors: Positive news around the globe saw equity markets post gains overnight, with the DOW ending the session up 2.9% at 10259. The S&P500 finished the day up 3.3% at 1103 and the Nasdaq up 3.7% to 2278. Energy shares rallied as BP Plc reported that it may have temporarily stopped the flow of oil from the Gulf of Mexico leak. Continued positive data releases in the US have mostlybeen overshadowed the past few weeks given the concern on the European debit crisis, though last night more positive news released was taken onboard by investors as they looked past the issues in Europe. US Initial Jobless Claims and for the week ending 22 May fell 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 460,000. The US GDP reported growth of 3.0% in the first quarter slightly lower than expectations.