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Asian shares rebounded on Thursday following the previous day's sharp sell-off as investors await trade figures from China.
Asian equities were sharply sold off on Wednesday on mounting concerns that Ukraine was on the brink of a civil war.
Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday in holiday-thinned trade with markets in South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan shut.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Monday but trading volumes were thin with Japanese and South Korean markets shut for holidays.
Asian markets will have to contend with Chinese economic data for April alongside a slew of central bank policy decisions across the region in the week ahead.
Asian shares were mixed on the final day of the week with traders hesitant to make big bets ahead of Friday's U.S. jobs report.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday in a quiet session with several markets shut for the 'May 1' public holiday.
South Korea's won outperformed major global currencies in April, and according to HSBC, investors can expect it to continue rising this year.
Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as investors concentrated on central bank policy decisions in Japan and the U.S.