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Asian equities were mostly higher on Wednesday, rebounding after the previous day's losses, on hopes of fresh stimulus measures in Europe and China.
Ongoing worries over China's economy weighed Asian equity markets down on Wednesday, while overnight losses on Wall Street further ignited a flight-to-safety.
Asian equities recovered modestly on Tuesday, from an acute selloff seen in the previous session fueled by brewing instability in Ukraine.
Few bright sparks could be found in dour Asian stock markets on Monday.
Asian equity markets opened lower on Thursday, after a choppy session on Wall Street overnight.
Asian shares were mostly in the green on Tuesday, after a positive handover from the U.S. sent majority of equity markets, particularly Japanese shares, higher.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday after preliminary data showed that Chinese manufacturing activity slowed to a 7-month low in February.
China's central bank drained funds from the market on Tuesday after unexpectedly strong credit growth in January put downward pressure on rates.
For a currency that's taken quite a beating in recent years, things couldn't look better for sterling.
Asian equities rose on Tuesday but trade was subdued as investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday following last week's rally on Wall Street as investors brushed off a worse-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
Japanese equities led the gains in Asia on the final trading day of the week on optimism ahead of January's U.S. jobs report.
Asian stocks rose on Friday as Japan's Nikkei index logged a fresh six-year high on the back of a weak yen.
Asia stocks were mostly higher on Thursday after the Fed unveiled a cut in stimulus and vowed to keep rates low but China underperformed on liquidity fears.
Japanese stocks outperformed on Wednesday on hopes that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will unveil details on key reforms.
Asian stocks joined the global rally on Tuesday after strong data from the euro zone and the U.S. bolstered confidence in the global economy.
The year is drawing to a close but this is unlikely to be the week that Asia markets wind down – Not with the Fed, BOJ and RBI all scheduled to meet.
On a day marked by superstition, analysts share their worst fears with CNBC.
Asian markets declined in tepid trade on Tuesday as investors digested a raft of Chinese economic reports and ignored a record close on Wall Street.
Asian equity markets kicked off the week mostly higher on Monday following strong data from the U.S. and China.