China's benchmark Shanghai composite ended nearly 5 percent higher with gains accelerating in the final half-hour of trade.» Read More
Asian shares followed their Wall Street peers lower as talk about a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus weighed on sentiment.
Asian stocks tumbled on Friday as Wall Street's sell-off overshadowed upbeat Chinese trade data ahead of the US jobs report.
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 markets have plenty this week with Fed, BOJ and RBI due to hold policy meetings and economic data from the region's biggest economies.
In Japan, electronics producers are desperate to see iPhones disappearing from store shelves. The GP reports.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Asian equities closed mixed in subdued trade on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the U.S. September jobs report.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday but pared gains after President Obama signed a last-minute Congressional deal to avert a debt default.
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after President Obama launched a series of meetings with lawmakers at the White House but Japan bucked the trend.
Asian shares retraced most of their early losses by midday Tuesday, even as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into its second week.
Asian stocks erased gains on Monday after the latest comments from U.S politicians showed no signs of progress to resolve the budget standoff.
Asia pared losses on Friday after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged and as the U.S. government shutdown dragged into a fourth day.
Asian stock indices closed mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Asian equities were lower on the final trading day of the week due to profit-taking and caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting next week but Japan bucked the trend on media reports of Lawrence Summers as the next Fed chief.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Thursday as risk appetite was dampened by fears of a reduction in the Federal Reserve's stimulus program.
Asian stocks tracked declines in global equity markets on Thursday on fears over a looming withdrawal of U.S. stimulus but a better-than-expected manufacturing report in the mainland helped pare earlier losses.
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 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.