Asian shares outside South Korea declined on Thursday, as economic data out of the region's top two economies heightened concerns about growth.
The dollar rose on Wednesday, following equities rallies on Wall Street, Europe and Asia.
Asian shares were on a roll Wednesday, as investor confidence got a boost from the strong rally in offshore markets.
Asian stocks endured volatile trading on Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite index lurching higher in the final minutes of trade.
Asian shares mostly fell on Monday, as nervousness prevailed following China's wild swings and last Friday's sell-off on Wall Street.
Asian stocks declined on Friday, as investors awaited the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for August.
Asian stocks slumped on Tuesday after surveys of China's mammoth manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum.
Asia stocks ended mostly lower on Monday, with Shanghai significantly paring losses amid reports that Beijing will halt its market intervention.
China's benchmark Shanghai composite ended nearly 5 percent higher with gains accelerating in the final half-hour of trade.
Asian shares advanced on Thursday, inspired by Wall Street's biggest one-day gain since 2011 overnight.
China's Shanghai Composite index finished in negative turf late Wednesday, as investor confidence remained frail.
Asian investors made a stampede for the exit on Monday on the back of growing fears surrounding the health of China's economy.
Asian equities slid deeper into negative territory on Friday, joining a global sell-off sparked by jitters over China.
Chinese stocks ended an erratic session with gains on Wednesday, propped up by bargain hunters and efforts by the authorities, analysts say.
Asian shares turned mostly lower late Friday, as investors weighed the Chinese central bank's midpoint rate for the yuan.
Asian equities headed further south on Wednesday, as the People's Bank of China allowed the yuan to extend sharp losses for the second straight day.
Asina equities mostly erased early gains to end in negative territory on Tuesday, after the People's Bank of China allowed its currency to depreciate.
China's Shanghai Composite index bucked the cautious sentiment across Asia on Monday, surging nearly 5 percent to end at a two-week high.
Asian stocks outside Japan declined on Thursday, as weaker oil prices and expectations of a U.S. rate hike in September curbed risk appetite.
ANZ said it will raise $2.2 billion in a share sale, the latest move by Australia's big lenders to boost capital ratios in the wake of tougher regulation.