Stock markets in China extended their selloff on Friday following news that securities regulators are investigating suspected market manipulation.» Read More
China's Shanghai Composite index clinched fresh seven-year peaks on Monday, outperforming the region which has largely seen a mixed performance.
Mainland markets were the biggest losers in the region on Thursday, as fears over tighter requirements on margin financing ignited risk-off sentiment.
In Japan, a better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) helped its stock market to outperform the region on Wednesday.
A new trading week ushered in another mixed trading session for Asia, as investors' confidence wavered following more below-view data from China.
Japan's big trading houses, stung by writedowns, plan to step up asset sales and cut investment spending by up to $10 billion over the next three years.
Chinese stocks retreated late Wednesday after a fresh batch of economic indicators came in just shy of expectations.
Asian stocks mostly advanced on Monday as China rolled out its third interest rate cut since November.
Asian stocks traded higher across the board on Wednesday, with bourses in Japan and Shanghai closing at new multi-year highs.
Asian stocks finished lower on Monday even as China's central bank lowered the reserve requirement ratio over the weekend.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, undeterred by a weaker finish in the U.S. as gains in crude prices overnight boosted oil-related counters.
Chinese shares outperform the region as data suggesting a sluggish economy fueled hopes of more monetary stimulus measures.
The euro fell against the dollar on Tuesday, leaving the single currency on track for its worst quarter ever.
Chinese shares led gains in Asia on Monday, touching a five-year high on rising stimulus bets.
Asian bourses largely rose amid thin post-Christmas trading, as markets in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Philippines remain shut.
Asian stocks were mixed on the first day of the fourth-quarter as investors focused on political unrest in Hong Kong and key Chinese data.
Li Ka-shing, aims to buy his way into the aircraft leasing business as his investment firm holds talks with lessors on building a portfolio of planes.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking U.S. declines, while caution set in ahead of the second-quarter earnings season.
Robust expansion in Germany led the euro off lows, but growing expectations the ECB will ease monetary policy next week kept gains muted.
The euro was back against the dollar on Friday, rebounding from a 2-1/2-month trough as investors booked profits on bearish positions.