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Asian markets were mixed Wednesday, with China shares dropping, as analysts pointed to renewed investor concerns over the mainland's economy.
China shares eked out gains Tuesday even as most Asian markets slipped, with traders digesting weaker-than-expected trade data from the mainland.
Markets in Asia registered gains for the week despite a tepid session on Friday that saw major indexes waver between positive and negative territory.
Hong Kong was the odd one out as markets across Asia gained on Thursday, following a slightly higher finish on Wall Street overnight.
Asian markets rose Wednesday, with China leading advances after a strong finish on Wall Street overnight.
U.S. auto sales in February showed no signs of decelerating as most major automakers on Tuesday posted big gains from a year ago.
Major Asian markets ended up Tuesday, digesting the PBOC's surprise cut to banks' reserve requirement and shrugging off fresh negative economic data.
Markets in China, Japan and Hong Kong tumbled Monday, with concerns over China's economy and the deluge of economic data this week dragging stocks.
Asian markets closed mostly higher Friday, with Japan extending gains, but some caution persisted after recent volatility.
Regulators are examining whether an additional 70 million to 90 million Takata airbag inflators should be recalled because they may endanger drivers.
The Dow and S&P 500 could turn positive for February — provided they're able to post the kind of gains indicated in premarket trading.
Visa showed off a concept app that will let drivers pay for fuel and parking without leaving their car at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday.
Most Asian markets tacked on gains on Thursday despite mostly poor economic data, as investors started to worry about missing a bargain.
Asia traded broadly higher on Tuesday, extending Monday's rally, but experts were not convinced it was the end of the volatility.
Japanese shares surged, after last week's sharp sell-off, despite weak Q4 GDP. But Chinese stocks lost ground after its markets re-opened from a week-long holiday.
Volkswagen and Daimler are recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the United States due to potentially faulty airbags made by Takata.
Monkeys threw a wrench into Asian markets in the Lunar New Year's first week of trading, with sell-offs in Japan, Singapore and Down Under Wednesday.
Australian and Japanese markets tumbled on Tuesday, as investors pulled cash from stocks in favor of safe havens.
Japan's NIkkei 225 retraced losses of as much as 1.5 percent in afternoon trade to close 184.71 points, or 1.10 percent, higher.
Asian markets came under pressure Friday, closing mixed despite Wall Street's positive finish overnight, as a newly weaker dollar brought fresh concerns.