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Asian equities ended mixed Wednesday following a Bank of Japan monetary policy decision and as traders focused on political developments in Thailand.
Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, but the mood was cautious amid developments in Thailand and the Bank of Japan's policy meeting.
Asian stock markets lost ground on Monday as concerns about a slowdown in China offset Friday's positive lead from Wall Street.
Data points from Asia's two biggest economies, the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve will likely influence regional markets this week.
Asian equities fell on Friday following a selloff in global markets, but Indian shares outperformed the region.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as robust growth figures from the world's third-largest economy failed to lift sentiment.
Asian stock markets kicked off Wednesday mixed, with Australia in focus following the release of the country's federal budget.