Nyshka Chandran writes the Asia-Pacific stock market updates for CNBC.com. She previously worked as a content writer in Toronto after graduating from the University of Toronto, where she majored in Political Science.
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Asian equities were mostly lower on Wednesday after Wall Street logged its fourth straight session of losses amid uncertainty surrounding U.S. budget discussions.
Asian stocks pared back some of their losses on Tuesday as investors continued to fret about the future of U.S. monetary stimulus among a lack of market catalysts.
Asian equities were mixed on Monday as investors digested a better-than-expected report of Chinese factory activity, but volumes were thin with Japan shut for a public holiday.
Indian equities led the rest of Asia lower on the final trading day of the week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly raised its policy interest rate.
Asian equity markets enjoyed a risk-on rally on Thursday after the Federal Reserve defied expectations by keeping its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program intact.
Excitement over a free trade zone in Shanghai has reached fever pitch in recent weeks but signs of waning enthusiasm have left some investors wondering – is Shanghai's free trade zone really a game changer?
Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday amid anticipation of a reduction in U.S. stimulus ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
Over half of the participants in a survey of professionals working in Singapore’s financial services industry admitted that they don't pay attention during conference calls.
Asian equities outside of Shanghai rose on Monday after Lawrence Summers pulled out of the race to lead the Federal Reserve but trading volumes were thin with Japanese markets shut for a holiday.