Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's two-day testimony later in the day.
Asian equities extended losses into a third session on Wednesday following a selloff on Wall Street overnight and steady Chinese inflation data.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, after the publication of the ADP jobs report.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Asian stocks kicked off the week with gains following positive data releases from the region's two biggest economies and a strong U.S. lead.
Sony chief executive said the company would complete a stepped-up restructuring drive and forecast a tripling in operating profit.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday on upbeat Chinese data and the Federal Reserve's reassurance that rates would not rise anytime soon.
Sony said it would step up a broad restructuring to tackle bloated costs and exit some unprofitable businesses.
Asian equities were sharply sold off on Wednesday on mounting concerns that Ukraine was on the brink of a civil war.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors digested data that showed a slight improvement in Chinese factory activity.
Asian shares fell on Monday with the absence of a lead from Wall Street last week due to the Easter holidays.
Asian equity markets ended mostly higher on Wednesday following a better than expected growth report from the world's second biggest economy.
Asian stocks took a hit on Friday after losses on Wall Street overshadowed benign Chinese data.
Asian stocks kicked off the week lower after heavy losses on Wall Street at the end of last week.
Technology stocks led a global downturn on Monday, after a selloff in U.S. stocks on Friday hit market confidence.
Sony is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels to drive growth in its image sensor business.
Asian stocks rose on Monday after weak Chinese data raised hopes of fresh monetary stimulus.
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Toyota Motor Corp said it will give its Japan-based workers their biggest pay raise in 21 years in the year starting in April.