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Asian shares advanced amid rangebound trade on Wednesday, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index clinching an 18-year peak.
Asian equities mostly advanced on Monday after Greek Prime Minister made a new offer of reforms over the weekend.
Mainland shares suffered a steep correction on Friday, underperforming other regional bourses which followed Wall Street higher.
Chinese stocks crumbled under the weight of IPOs on Thursday, while a dovish Federal Reserve did little to help sentiment.
MSCI's decision to delay the inclusion of China-listed shares in its emerging market index weighed on mainland markets on Wednesday.
Stock markets in China rode out a volatile session to settle at new seven-year peaks on Friday, while other bourses in the region nursed modest losses.
A majority of Asia's stock markets fell on Wednesday, as upbeat economic data in the region failed to boost trading sentiment.
As regional bourses stumbled on the back of a slew of central bank decisions, Shanghai stocks outperformed on Tuesday.
Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.
Mainland markets were the biggest losers in the region on Thursday, as fears over tighter requirements on margin financing ignited risk-off sentiment.
OSLO, May 27- Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should cut its exposure to the global coal industry and sell stakes in firms that focus on the sector, a key parliamentary committee said on Wednesday. Already under pressure from Norway's political establishment, the fund has been selling down its coal portfolio and said its...
The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.
China's equity markets stood out amid mixed trading in the region on Thursday, as investors bet on further economic stimulus from Beijing.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo were the star performers in Asia on Tuesday.
LIMA, May 18- Some mining unions in Peru took part in a national strike on Monday but plans for a wider stoppage were upended at several large mines because workers feared losing their jobs and companies resorted to replacement labor. Iron output from the Peru unit of Shougang Group Co Ltd had been halted as workers downed tools, said union leader Julio Ortiz.
LIMA, May 15- Workers at several major mines in Peru, including two of the country's top copper producers, plan to go on an indefinite strike on Monday in a country-wide bid to press the government to strengthen labor laws, union bosses said. The planned work stoppages at more than 20 mines threaten to curb mineral production in Peru, the world's third-biggest...
Asian equities traded mixed on Thursday, with Sydney and Tokyo coming under pressure as their local currencies strengthened against the greenback.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
BHP Billiton, said it would slash its iron ore production cost further and cut spending to better withstand a downturn in commodity prices.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL, May 11- Anglo American may increase capacity at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil by nearly 10 percent, a move that could cut unit costs at the troubled $13 billion project, the company's Brazil chief executive said on Monday. Production volume could rise as high as 29 million tonnes in the 2018-2020 period, 9.4 percent more than the...