Asia stocks ended mixed in quiet trade on Wednesday following a sharp rally on Wall Street and higher oil prices.
Asia's markets traded mixed on Monday, with many markets retracing initial losses that had tracked Wall Street's sharp losses on Friday.
Major markets in Asia closed mostly lower on Friday as investors focused on economic data, central bank decisions and commodity prices.
Asian stock markets closed in positive territory, taking cues from a positive finish in Wall Street overnight after the Fed raised interest rates.
Asian markets closed mostly down after selling off on Monday, with some energy stocks seeing a rebound after oil prices rose in the U.S. session.
Asian equities closed mostly lower on Monday, as investors remain focused on the mid-week decision from the Fed.
Asian markets traded mostly lower on Friday, despite Wall Street's positive finish overnight, as record low oil prices weighed resources plays.
While fresh geopolitical fears after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane sent most Asian equities lower, oil prices and some energy plays saw gains.
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Asian markets traded mixed Wednesday, with losses in energy plays counterbalanced by gains in Japan shares on stimulus hopes.
Energy shares across Asia climbed Wednesday after oil prices surged overnight, helping to pull most Asia markets into positive territory.
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Asian stocks outside Australia recovered from a lackluster open to rise on Monday as a modestly positive lead from Wall Street offset the impact of sliding oil prices.
Oil extended losses on Wednesday, reversing a four-session rally, after US crude inventories rose by 6.3 million barrels.
The price of oil continued its rally, with producers announcing spending cuts that added to a slew of positive factors helping the commodity higher.
As Washington seeks to expand American interests in Asia, some U.S. partners have shown less willingness to challenge Beijing.
Asian equities ended mixed on Thursday as investors reacted to the end of quantitative easing in the U.S. and the region's latest earnings.
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.