Asia markets mostly closed higher on Wednesday, with Hong Kong leading gains and several major indexes advancing more than 1 percent each. » Read More
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
China's foreign exchange reserves rose in April to $3.22 trillion, central bank data showed on Saturday, marking a second monthly rise this year.
The China Caixin services PMI came in at 51.8 for April, continuing to show expansion, but marking a moderation from March's 52.2.
A key pulse check on China's economy is likely to show the services sector hummed along in April, but a broader slowdown looms, economist Li Wei warns.
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China's manufacturing activity expanded in April, but only marginally, official data showed Sunday, raising doubts about the pickup's sustainability.
The PBOC guided the yuan higher at the sharpest pace since 2005 on Friday in a move attributed to the dollar's weakness against major currencies.
China's reserves were at it's highest in mid-2014, and the accumulation of reserves has since reversed, says CLSA's Amar Gill.
Most major Asian markets advanced on Thursday, but Chinese stocks fell behind their regional peers and extended losses from the previous session.
Asia markets dropped Monday, as oil tumbled after producers failed to reach a deal to freeze output and Japan shares took a hit from quakes last week.
Zhu Guangyao, China's vice finance minister, says the People's Bank of China has good communications with the Fed.
A China official praised Yellen's clear communication and cautious approach, adding the mainland hopes Fed policy will boost its own economy.
China's vice finance minister sought to ease nerves over the country's high levels of corporate debt, defending the government's performance.
Asia markets were mixed in the final trading day of the week, following the release of China's GDP numbers for the first quarter of 2016.
The yuan will strengthen in 2016 and in the years to come, says Stratton Street Capital partner and CIO, Andy Seaman.
Citi's Asia investment strategist, Ken Peng, discusses currencies with CNBC's Bernie Lo as Singapore eases its exchange rate-based monetary policy.
Economist Intelligence Unit's China lead analyst, Tom Rafferty, assesses local government debt in China.
Most major Asia markets ended higher Tuesday, shrugging off after a lower finish in U.S. equities overnight ahead of earnings season.
Asia markets retraced some early losses Monday, but a strong yen continued to weigh Japan shares even as China inflation data bolstered mainland stocks.
Asia markets ended mixed on Friday, with the Nikkei 225 reversing losses to trade up over 1 percent on the back of a relatively weaker yen.