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Markets in Asia traded mixed amid lingering uncertainties over key central bank policy meetings due next week.
Japan shares whipsawed and the yen surged after the BOJ threw markets a smaller-than-expected bone in its keenly watched decision on Friday.
The firm warns countries in Asia and Mexico will face a negative impact in the event Donald Trumps is elected president.
The Japanese investment bank predicts financial market volatility if the presumptive Republican nominee wins the White House.
The yen rallied sharply and stocks tumbled Thursday after the BOJ kept monetary policy steady policy steady at a scheduled meeting.
Asia markets traded higher on Wednesday, after a rise in oil prices boosted Wall Street and China trade data showed exports climbed in March.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Japan's biggest brokerage will slash up to 600 jobs in Europe amd the Americas to focus on its core business.
The Singapore Exchange has put in a bid to buy the Baltic Exchange, months after the LME made an approach to buy the storied London exchange.
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.
Markets in Asia dropped on Friday, with Japan's Nikkei tumbling, after a sell-off on Wall Street fueled by volatile oil and worries over bank earnings.
Asian stocks closed sharply lower on Wednesday, after Wall Street sold off as much as 2 percent overnight amid a plunge in oil prices.
A slowdown in China and convulsions in global markets could steer the U.S. Fed off its course later this year.
Prices have tanked 20 percent just two weeks into this year and are about 70 percent lower since the summer of 2014 when prices started declining.
Seven of the biggest investment banks operating in London paid little or no tax in Britain last year.
Asian stocks endured a sell-off on Monday, with sentiment badly dented by Friday's brutal terrorist attacks in Paris.
Asian markets will start the week digesting the deadly terror attacks that struck France on Friday, with regional stocks expected to take a hit.
Asian equities were lackluster on Thursday, with weakening commodity prices and concerns over a slower-growing China pressurizing markets.
Asian stocks mostly edged up on Wednesday following fresh economic data from China that largely met expectations.