Asian equities mostly rose on Thursday, with the exception of Seoul, as investors took heart from a turn in oil prices and after the Federal Reserve said it was confident in the U.S. economy.
Asian equity markets traded mostly higher on Friday, cutting the week's losses.
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Asian equity markets were mixed, as traders reacted to key economic data from Japan and China. Declining commodity prices also weighed on resource-heavy bourses in the region.
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Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting with China's benchmark index outperforming the region following strong data.
Asian shares were mixed on Monday following gains on Wall Street and results from the European Central Bank's stress tests.
Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia's business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this year.
Asian bourses mirrored the choppy trade overnight in the U.S., with Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul erasing morning gains to trade lower on Friday.
Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.
Fears that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner rather than later sent Asian indices spiraling on Wednesday.
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Asian equity markets finished mostly higher on the final trading day of the week following another record close for the S&P 500 overnight.
Asian equity markets ended mixed on Thursday following gains in the morning session as attention turned to the region's earnings season.
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Asian equity markets declined on Friday following hawkish comments from a Federal Reserve official.
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Asian stocks were mixed on Friday following a subdued Chinese inflation report and as traders kept a close eye on developments in eastern Ukraine.
Japanese shares fell 1 percent on Thursday as investors were disappointed with the lack of a Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.