Asian stocks mostly narrowed their declines near mid-day, taking their cues from the mainland.» Read More
Asian equity markets ended lower on Thursday due to profit-taking and as investors focused on regional earnings reports.
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Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday. Overnight gains on Wall Street pushed Japan and South Korea shares on a rebound.
Asian equity markets suffered heavy losses on Tuesday after weak economic data sparked fears of a slowing U.S. economy.
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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.
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