World markets rallied after the eurozone's central bank pledge funds to lower debt-ridden countries' borrowing costs.
- FTSE 100 Index rose more than 1% or 66 points at 5723.7
- Dow Jones Industrial Average in the US was ahead 1.1%
European markets were more bullish:
- Germany's Dax and France's Cac-40 up nearly 2%
- France's Cac-40 up nearly 2%