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 marginally higher on Monday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in Sunday's upper house elections signaled a green light for future monetary stimulus.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday ahead of a widely-anticipated speech from the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
China's quest to promote the yuan as a global currency still faces headwinds, with many firms abroad still resistant to using the Chinese currency, a new report shows.
Japan's benchmark index hit a new seven-week high on Tuesday as it resumed trade after being shut for a long weekend but the rest of Asian stocks traded cautiously on worries over global economic growth.