Asia markets stumbled on Friday, as a stronger dollar weighed on commodity prices, while Japan's benchmark government bond yield hit a record low.
Asia markets were mostly lower on Thursday, as a weaker dollar weighed the Nikkei and South Korean stocks failed to get a boost from a surprise rate cut.
Asia markets ended up on Tuesday, taking a generally positive view of comments from Yellen and from central bank calls in Australia and India.
Asian markets closed mixed Monday, with Japan shares falling, as a disappointing U.S. jobs report weakened the dollar and boosted regional currencies.
Asian markets fell on Tuesday, led by declines in Japan and China, as investors await further cues from the Fed ahead of its June policy meeting.
Asian markets ended mostly higher Monday, as traders digested the slew of Chinese economic data released at the weekend.
Markets in Asia retreated further on Friday, with Japanese stocks coming under pressure from fresh strength in the yen against the dollar.
Asia markets wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday, as the yen nudged higher against the dollar and oil prices retreated.
Asia markets closed mixed on Tuesday, with the Japanese benchmark index leading gains in the region.
Asia markets closed lower on Wednesday, ahead of key central bank decisions from the Fed and the Bank of Japan this week.
European equities finished mixed as investors digested a whole raft of new earnings, ahead of a number of important central bank meetings this week.
Asia finished mixed on Tuesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of major central bank monetary policy decisions due later in the week.
Asia markets finished mixed on the final trading day of the week, with major indexes in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong eking out weekly gains.
Most major Asian markets advanced on Thursday, but Chinese stocks fell behind their regional peers and extended losses from the previous session.
Asian markets retraced much of their early gains on Wednesday afternoon, with Chinese mainland markets dropping particularly sharply.
Most Asian markets gained on Tuesday, led by Japan, as oil prices steadied after Monday's drop on producers' failure to reach an output-freeze deal.
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.
European stocks finished the session slightly higher on Thursday, as investors remained cautious on the price of oil.
Asia markets traded higher on Wednesday, after a rise in oil prices boosted Wall Street and China trade data showed exports climbed in March.
Most major Asia markets ended higher Tuesday, shrugging off after a lower finish in U.S. equities overnight ahead of earnings season.