Asian stocks ended mostly lower on Wednesday as investors digested ongoing developments in the U.S.-China trade negotiations.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China.
World markets closed in the red on Monday following a re-escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions.
Asian markets headed into the weekend on a mixed note following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday as U.S. Federal Reserve's comments ruled out any interest rate cuts in the foreseeable future.
Most major markets were closed for the May Day public holiday on Wednesday while markets in Australia, London and the U.S. remained open. Australian stocks rose notably while those in New Zealand ended lower in thin holiday trade.
World markets ended mixed on Tuesday after data out of China showed that manufacturing activity in the world's second largest economy grew less than expected.
Asian indices traded mixed on Monday amid a lack of fresh market-moving events as most foreign markets were closed for the Easter Monday holiday.
Chinese stocks were lower on the day amid speculation the government may slow down monetary easing.
Asian stock markets such as China, Japan and South Korea finished the last trading session of the week higher following the positive cues overnight from Wall Street.
Major Asia-Pacific markets closed lower on the final day of a shortened trading week as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the Good Friday and Easter holidays.