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Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
Most Asian equities traded higher on the last trading day of the week, taking cues from a firm finish on Wall Street overnight.
Most Asian bourses traded higher on Thursday following a firmer finish on Wall Street overnight.
Japan's Panasonic, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce.
Asian stocks declined on Friday following a global market selloff overnight but upbeat data from China helped cap larger losses.
The electric car maker posted second-quarter earnings per share of 11 cents, excluding items, compared to 20 cents a share a year ago.
Investors are paying close attention to this reporting season which will give insights into how profitability is holding up following the tax hike.
Japan will be the market to watch this week on the back of key data and as earnings season in the world's third-largest economy kicks into full gear.
Asian equity markets rose on Tuesday as geopolitical concerns in eastern Ukraine and the Gaza strip eased.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Friday after the crash of a passenger plane in Ukraine and an offensive in Gaza sparked geopolitical tensions.
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.