Apple suppliers' shares were broadly mixed after the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 launches, confounding predictions of likely beneficiaries.
Asia traded mixed on Wednesday, as the sentiment hit from a lower finish in the U.S. stock market offset the positive impact of a rise in oil prices.
Most Asia markets traded higher on Monday, but Japan shares slipped after data that showed its economy failed to grow in the June quarter.
Asia markets ended mostly higher on Friday, with traders shrugging off a deluge of economic data from China that missed expectations.
Asian stocks cratered, gold prices surged and the dollar briefly plunged below 100 against the yen on Friday as the Brexit vote rocked markets.
Markets in Asia closed mixed on Thursday, as investors remained on edge ahead of the U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union (EU).
Japan must put the brakes on borrowing, Manubu Sakai, the country's state minister of finance, said Tuesday.
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
Sharp, one of Japan's oldest consumer brands, "needs a miracle" to recover from current struggles, Jefferies warned, following a dismal earnings report.
It's not just sliding LCD panel sales weighing on Sharp's earnings, other consumer electronics businesses are also declining, warns Atul Goyal of Jefferies.
Sharp's new pint-size RoBoHoN phone is a robot that walks.
Sharp announced plans to release a humanoid robot to replace smartphones. CNBC's Dominic Chu and Chris Gottschalk of Blumberg Capital discuss.
Kymeta is a Redmond, Washington-based start-up that wants to revolutionize mobile Wi-Fi access, and it has Bill Gates' backing.
Executives seek to dispel lingering doubts over whether Sharp can turn around its ebbing fortunes.
Asia markets ended mixed on Thursday, with some partially retracing advances following Federal Reserve chair Yellen's dovish remarks earlier this week.
Foxconn-Sharp is unlikely to beat Samsung in the race to produce organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens by 2018, says Atul Goyal from Jefferies.
CNBC's Akiko Fujita reports on the details of Foxconn's acquisition of Sharp, which was nearly $900 million less than the original offer.
Taiwan's Foxconn Wednesday agreed to acquire Sharp at a big discount to its original offer after a month of wrangling.
Most Asian markets advanced after remarks from Fed chair Yellen assuaged concerns about a near-term interest rate hike, but Japan's shares retreated.
Asia markets were mixed on Monday after most were shut for Good Friday, with a weaker yen helping to bolster Japan shares.