China's benchmark index tumbled as much as 6 percent in the last hour of trade after rallying to a three-and-half-year high of 3,091 points earlier.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Monday as investors brushed off weak data, with China's benchmark index rising to a three-year high.
Asian equities were mixed on the last trading day of the week as concerns over Ebola and China offset gains on Wall Street.
Asian share markets were mostly lower on Tuesday following a mixed morning session as investors digested key data from China.
Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.
Asian stock markets declined on Thursday in a quiet session amid a lack of catalysts.
Several thousand jobs will be lost in Australia by 2017 as the curtain comes down on a century of car manufacturing Down Under.
Australia has approved a second airport for Sydney, in the government's latest move to improve the infrastructure in the country's biggest city.
Asian equities recovered modestly on Tuesday, from an acute selloff seen in the previous session fueled by brewing instability in Ukraine.
Asian equities were a mixed sight of red and green on Friday, despite overnight gains on Wall Street and as investors digested a raft of Japanese economic data.
Asian equity markets opened lower on Thursday, after a choppy session on Wall Street overnight.
Asian shares were mostly in the green on Tuesday, after a positive handover from the U.S. sent majority of equity markets, particularly Japanese shares, higher.
Australia's government is expected to come to the aid of struggling flag carrier Qantas, but what form that assistance takes remains unclear.
A slew of data from Japan this week is likely to be in focus amid concerns that momentum in the country’s economic recovery is waning.
Japan's benchmark index rallied to a near three-week high on Tuesday following the Bank of Japan's monetary policy announcement.
Southeast Asia's low-cost carriers are flying high with growth in air travel, but concerns are rising about its ability to absorb record plane orders.
Asian equity markets were mostly lower on Thursday after China's annual consumer inflation hit a seven-month low in December.
Japanese stocks outperformed on Wednesday on hopes that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will unveil details on key reforms.
A string of negative headlines out of corporate Australia threatens to undermine business sentiment, casting a cloud over it's economic outlook.