Asian stocks rose a second day after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled the Ukraine crisis won’t immediately escalate. China shares slid amid concern the country is facing its first onshore corporate bond default.
Asian stocks rose, rebounding from the regional index’s first back-to-back declines in a month, as investors weighed the crisis in Crimea and ahead of the National People’s Congress annual meeting in China starting tomorrow.
Asian stocks fell a second day and measures of equity volatility surged amid escalating geopolitical tension over Ukraine and after an official gauge of Chinese manufacturing dropped to an eight-month low.
Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index posting a two-week advance, as the yen capped its steepest weekly decline this year after the Bank of Japan boosted lending programs and U.S. manufacturing expanded.
Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index rebounding from its biggest drop in two weeks, after a larger-than-forecast climb in a measure of U.S. manufacturing tempered concern about global growth.