Later the numbers swelled to a much bigger size. Towards the end of the march there was also an anti-capitalist bloc complete with samba band. No trouble is reported and at 1600 Traf sq full of people with speeches due to go on for another hour or so.
In the last 20 mins the BBC website has said "Police put the number attending at 15,000, but organisers said between 80,000 and 100,000 were at the rally".
Hundreds marched in Sydney, a few thousand in Japan, over a thousand in Stockholm, and over 5000 in Istanbul.