Asian stocks closed sharply in the red, led by a heavy afternoon sell off in the Chinese market as the regulatory body went after brokerages.» Read More
Chinese stocks crumbled under the weight of IPOs on Thursday, while a dovish Federal Reserve did little to help sentiment.
Asian shares mostly rise on a quiet Friday, with China's Shanghai Composite index edging up to its highest close since January 2008.
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Asian equity markets tide over a data-heavy Thursday with advances across the board.
Stock markets in China rode out a volatile session to settle at new seven-year peaks on Friday, while other bourses in the region nursed modest losses.
A majority of Asia's stock markets fell on Wednesday, as upbeat economic data in the region failed to boost trading sentiment.
As regional bourses stumbled on the back of a slew of central bank decisions, Shanghai stocks outperformed on Tuesday.
Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.
Mainland markets were the biggest losers in the region on Thursday, as fears over tighter requirements on margin financing ignited risk-off sentiment.
The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.
China's equity markets stood out amid mixed trading in the region on Thursday, as investors bet on further economic stimulus from Beijing.
Asian equities traded mixed on Thursday, with Sydney and Tokyo coming under pressure as their local currencies strengthened against the greenback.
Chinese shares plummeted on Tuesday, while their counterparts in Sydney witnessed volatile trade following the Reserve Bank of Australia's rate cut.
China stocks soared to multi-year highs on Monday while caution over central bank meetings weighed on the rest of Asian indices.
Asian stocks finished lower on Monday even as China's central bank lowered the reserve requirement ratio over the weekend.
Iron ore's price plunge is likely to start claiming corporate casualties among the industry's smaller players, Goldman Sachs said.
Asia's equities joined their global peers to rise on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite index finishing at a fresh multi-year high.
Chinese shares touched fresh seven-year highs on Monday, while Japan's Nikkei 225 struggled to find momentum.
Australia and Indonesia are scrutinizing the largest commodity companies' Singapore trading hubs.
Mainland stocks finished the week at fresh multi-year highs, while their Japanese peers settled just a whisker away from a psychological 20,000-point mark.