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Asian equity markets kicked off the week with modest gains on Monday as traders brace for a week full of event risk.
Asian equity markets declined on Friday following hawkish comments from a Federal Reserve official.
Asian equities rose on Thursday after a weak reading on U.S. growth reinforced expectations the Fed won't raise interest rates anytime soon.
Asian stocks fell on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over Iraq overshadowed better-than-expected U.S. data.
Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday but gains were capped as traders continued to monitor developments in Iraq and Ukraine.
Asian equities finished Monday mixed despite upbeat Chinese economic data and a record close on Wall Street.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Friday as concerns over Iraq overshadowed another record close on Wall Street overnight.