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Japan's Nikkei rose to a new six-month peak on Tuesday thanks to supportive comments from the Bank of Japan.
Asian shares kicked off the week higher after a historic deal over Iran's nuclear program bolstered risk appetite.
"It's the best setup we've seen since Apple in 2007 for large wealth creation," Alex Sacerdote says.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday but were off session highs by the afternoon after upbeat U.S. economic data spurred a strong risk-on rally.
Japanese shares outperformed on Thursday thanks to a weak yen while the rest of Asia fell on U.S. tapering fears.
Japanese shares outperformed on Thursday as the yen weakened while the rest of Asian investors cheered dovish remarks from Fed Vice Chairman Janet Yellen.
Japan's benchmark index outperformed on Wednesday while the rest of Asian shaares were subdued as investors awaited direction from central banks.
Asian stocks closed out Tuesday mixed in choppy trade as investors focused on central bank statements and awaited key U.S. economic data.
Asian equity markets were mixed on the first day of the month but signs of a continuing economic recovery in China helped lift sentiment.
Asian equities rose on Wednesday, taking their cue from a record finish on Wall Street ahead of a monetary-policy decision from the Federal Reserve.
As Apple's revenue growth in the Americas and Europe flatlined during the July-September quarter, Japan proved to be a bright spot for the company.
Asian stocks were dealt a blow on Friday as concerns over a repeat of June's credit crunch in China overshadowed gains on Wall Street.
High-flying Conatus Capital has poached talent from other leading investment managers in the last few months, including SAC and GLG.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Asian equities rose on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a record high last week and as bets on extended U.S. monetary stimulus lifted risk appetite.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Friday with the exception of Japan after China's economy grew at its fastest pace this year.
Asian stocks were in a holding pattern on Wednesday on caution whether the U.S. could avert a debt default after Senate lawmakers resumed talks.
Japanese tech group SoftBank is paying $1.53 billion for a 51 percent stake in Finnish mobile game maker Supercell, valuing Supercell at $3 billion.
Asian equity markets outside of China rose on Tuesday on news that a bipartisan U.S. budget deal could be announced soon.
Japan led Asian stocks higher on Wednesday on news that President Obama will announce Janet Yellen as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.