Asia stocks joined Wall Street's selloff on Friday, led by declines in the energy sector, as investors fretted over slowing European growth.» Read More
Political strife in Thailand, economic data out of Indonesia and a central bank meeting in Australia should take the spotlight in Asia this week.
Japanese shares fell on the final trading day of the month while the rest of Asia was little changed despite a rally on Wall Street overnight .
Asian equity markets stabilized on Tuesday following two straight sessions of sharp losses but caution prevailed ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting.
Asian equities kicked off the week with sharp losses as fears over emerging markets continued to spook investors.
Asian stocks declined on Thursday after a preliminary reading of Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a six-month low.
Asian equities were mixed on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's policy decision.
Mainland shares dropped below the 2,000 mark for the first time in six months over liquidity fears.
Trade in Asian equity markets was subdued on Friday after underwhelming U.S. earnings results pulled the plug on Wall Street's two-day rally.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday but Japanese shares fell on a bout of profit-taking.
Japanese equities rose to a new six-year closing high on it's final trading day of the year after dollar-yen hit new multi-year highs.
Asian equity markets cheered another record close on Wall Street overnight, led by fresh six-year highs on Japan's benchmark index.
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite closed at its lowest levels since August 23 on Friday due to concerns of tight liquidity.
Asia stocks were mostly higher on Thursday after the Fed unveiled a cut in stimulus and vowed to keep rates low but China underperformed on liquidity fears.
Caution dominated trade in Asia on Monday after a preliminary reading of Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a three-month low in December.
One year into Prime Minister Abe's economic revival plan, he has yet to act on his pledge to stage the nation's comeback as a global economic dynamo.
Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday on speculation that the Federal Reserve could pull back on its stimulus program soon.
Asian markets declined in tepid trade on Tuesday as investors digested a raft of Chinese economic reports and ignored a record close on Wall Street.
Asian stocks were mixed on Friday, as focus turned to the release of U.S. jobs data for clues on when the Fed could cut back its stimulus program.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday with Japan leading losses on profit-taking while Chinese shares rallied on news of financial reforms.
Japan's Nikkei rose to a new six-month peak on Tuesday thanks to supportive comments from the Bank of Japan.