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Asian shares were lower on Thursday as caution ahead of the ECB meeting overshadowed potential gains from Wall Street's record finish.
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.
Asian stocks enjoyed a relief rally on Friday on optimism that U.S. lawmakers would soon reach a deal to avert a debt default.
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Asian shares slumped on Tuesday with discouraging U.S. factory orders and political ructions in Spain and Italy keeping investors cautious.
Asian shares ended mixed on Wednesday after rounds of profit taking from a sharp rally at the start of the new year subsided, while investors waited warily for corporate earnings season to kick off in full force.
Asian shares closed marginally higher on Thursday amid caution about the chances of the U.S. going over the "fiscal cliff" but Japan managed to hit a 21-month high as a strong currency buoyed investor risk appetite.
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.
Asian stocks hit multi-month highs on Wednesday as expectations of more aggressive monetary stimulus from Japan and signs of progress in reaching a U.S. fiscal deal lifted riskier assets.
Asian shares retreated from session gains on Thursday afternoon to trade mixed, but Korea hit a fresh 3-month high after its central bank held interest rates steady while a weaker yen drove Japan to an 8-month high.
Asian shares rose on Wednesday buoyed by strength in global equities markets on hopes of a deal from the U.S. budget talks and expectations for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve when it ends its two-day policy meeting later in the day.
BEIJING, Oct 8- China is spending $14 billion on pilot projects to turn coal in remote parts of the country into natural gas, a risky bet that could help meet the country's surging demand for the cleaner fuel.