Based in Singapore, See Kit is the Assistant Producer at CNBC.com's Asia-Pacific team. Follow her on Twitter @SeeKit_T
Asian shares outside China drifted higher on Wednesday as traders digested a slew of data and news of a Greek default.
Asia's stock markets bounced back on Tuesday even as Greece inched nearer toward a debt default.
Asian equities were sold down on Monday after Greece failed to clinch a deal with its international lenders over the weekend.
The week ahead starts with markets digesting the outcome of Greece's debt talks and a rate cut by China's central bank.
China's Shanghai Composite index crashed more than 7 percent on Friday, chalking up its worst single-day loss since January 19.
Market players are optimistic the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will help fill Asia's infrastructure funding gap.
Mainland shares endured a sharp selloff late Thursday, while other bourses were lackluster after Greek talks hit a stalemate overnight.
Asian shares advanced amid rangebound trade on Wednesday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index clinching an 18-year peak.