Based in Singapore, See Kit is the News Assistant at CNBC.com's Asia-Pacific team. Follow her on Twitter
Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, as a rout in energy stocks and a slew of disappointing corporate earnings weigh on regional markets.
Asian shares hit fresh highs on Tuesday, as investors deemed a Greek exit from the euro zone unlikely.
Asian stocks rose amid a choppy session on Thursday as the market digested hopes that the ECB will launch an aggressive stimulus package today.
Equity markets in Asia raked in gains on Wednesday, with the exception of Tokyo, bolstered by stimulus bets on the European Central Bank.