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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.
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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.
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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.
JPMorgan Chase shook off the "London Whale" scandal to take the top spot for investment banking fees, according to a report published on Wednesday.
Asian stocks held onto modest gains on Tuesday after the U.S. began the first partial federal shutdown since 1996.
Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday amid anticipation of a reduction in U.S. stimulus ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
Asian stocks took a breather from this week's rally on Wednesday after President Obama confirmed that a Congressional vote to take military action in Syria will be postponed.
Verizon reached a $130 billion deal to buy out the 45% stake in Verizon Wireless it does not already own from Vodafone Group.
It's not often that Wall Street shrugs off what amounts to a 30 percent price hike for an asset inside of four months.
Asian stocks kicked off the week on a mixed note with China and Japan leading gains but pessimism over Wall Street's losing streak and rising U.S. yields weighed on sentiment.
Japan's benchmark index dropped over 2 percent on Thursday while the tone in the rest of Asian stocks was subdued as traders try to gauge when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start tapering its stimulus program.
Asian equity markets ended mixed in thin trade on Wednesday after strong global economic data triggered fears of an early end to U.S. stimulus.
Asian equity markets ended at session highs on Tuesday with Japan's benchmark index leading gains by 2.6 percent as the yen weakened on news of corporate tax cuts.
China's benchmark index shot up to a seven-week high on Monday, boosting Asian stocks across the board on optimism that the world's second-largest economy may be stabilizing, but Japan bucked the trend after weak growth data.