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Asian stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, undeterred by a weaker finish in the U.S. as gains in crude prices overnight boosted oil-related counters.
Asian equities were mixed on Friday due to worries over Yemen, with Japan's benchmark index leading the losses on profit-taking and weak data.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday following a sharp selloff on Wall Street overnight and an escalation of political turmoil in Yemen.
Equity markets in Tokyo and Shanghai outperformed the region to scale fresh multi-year highs on Monday, drawing strength from a strong finish on Wall Street last week.
Japanese shares outperformed the region by clinching a new multi-year high, as the rest of Asia traded mixed on Thursday.
Global oil companies are gritting their teeth as crude's slump cuts into their profits, but reports suggest Chinese national oil firms may be immune.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, as a rebound in crude oil prices brought mixed blessings, while speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will cut rates today continued to buoy Australian equities.
Mounting anxiety over the relentless fall in oil prices and growth concerns over China dragged Asian stock indices to new lows on Tuesday.
Fresh anxiety over the turmoil in oil markets and political uncertainty in Greece dragged most Asian indices lower on Tuesday, with Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong hitting new lows. Wall Street's mixed finish overnight did little to lift trading sentiment.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, overlooking a strong session on Wall Street, as fears of a further slump in oil prices resurfaced.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Monday as investors brushed off weak data, with China's benchmark index rising to a three-year high.
Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday on the back of strong U.S. data, with China's benchmark index leading the gains.
China is set to publish a planning document aimed at improving the country's inefficient state-led firms by harnessing the power of the market.
Japanese shares outperformed Asian peers on Friday following easing measures from the Bank of Japan and updates from the world's largest pension fund.
Asian equities declined on Thursday as investors focused on key Chinese manufacturing data and sliding oil prices.
At least 3 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish oil are on ships heading to Asia, with trade sources naming China as a possible destination.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday on speculation whether the U.S. Fed will maintain its dovish policy stance and following reports of Chinese stimulus.
Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. fell during Monday trading in reaction to the weekend's poor economic data from China.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday following weak Chinese data while overall trading volumes were light with Japan closed for a holiday.