May 02, 2016 at 13:18 | Source: CNBC
The Nikkei 225 closed down 518.67 points, or 3.11 percent, at 16,147.38, after initially tumbling as much as 4.14 percent in early trade. On Thursday, the benchmark index shed 3.61 percent, after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by standing pat on its monetary policy.
May 02, 2016 at 10:46 | Source: Reuters
The Nikkei/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a four-month low of 50.5 in April from March's 52.4, nearing the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction and the lowest reading of the year.
May 02, 2016 at 10:26 | Source: Reuters
Adding to the subdued sentiment, a survey released on Sunday showed that activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded for the second month in a row in April but only marginally, raising doubts about the sustainability of a recent pick-up in the economy.
May 02, 2016 at 07:56 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Indian equity markets may fall in early trade Monday, tracking weakness in Asian shares, mainly Japan (down 3.6 percent), as a stronger yen weighed on sentiment.
May 02, 2016 at 07:42 | Source: CNBC
The Nikkei 225 was down 3.72 percent, after initially tumbling 4.14 percent in early trade.
Apr 29, 2016 at 08:01 | Source: CNBC
Australia's ASX 200 was down 0.21 percent after the open, with declines in the heavily-weighted financials sub-index and the materials sub-index. In South Korea, the Kospi was down 0.37 percent.
Apr 28, 2016 at 11:35 | Source: CNBC
The benchmark Nikkei 225 was down 3.24 percent, compared to a 1.41 percent gain before the decision. The Topix index fell 2.15 percent.
Apr 28, 2016 at 09:23 | Source: CNBC
The Nikkei 225 index fell 2.98 percent following the BOJ decision, compared to a 1.41 percent gain before. The dollar/yen pair fell 2.10 percent to 109.11, compared to 111 levels it traded at before the decision, which disappointed a section of the market betting on further stimulus.
Apr 28, 2016 at 08:10 | Source: CNBC
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 advanced 1.03 percent, while across the Korean Strait, the Kospi wavered between positive and negative territory before trading down 0.19 percent.
Apr 28, 2016 at 07:54 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Globally, the US closed mix as the Federal Reserve kept the rated unchanged and continue to expect only 'gradual increases' in future.