U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as traders consolidated gains from Monday’s rally.
The Hang Seng Tech Index fell 1.3% on Monday.
The Hang Seng Bank plan marks the latest step toward linking the financial hub of Hong Kong with rapid development in the Chinese mainland.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 6.4 percent Thursday, as profit-taking by investors ended a short-lived rally.
Japan’s national indexes, Nikkei 225 and Topix, have shed more than 20 percent since their peak last year.
Financial markets, unpredictable as always, show few clear patterns in the aftermath of incidents like the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris.
Brushing aside China's slowdown, Asian stocks reported their strongest monthly performance in years in October.
Hong Kong shares saw their biggest one-day fall in three years as concerns about the future of the European Union dominated the Hang Seng index.
Economists are looking ahead to key inflation data that will gauge consumers' purchasing power in China.
The plunge wiped out around $315 billion of market value from the Shanghai stock exchange, the country's biggest.
Asian stock markets advanced Wednesday as investor sentiment turned positive overnight following upbeat economic reports from the U.S.
Asian stocks advanced Friday as the commitment of the central banks to support global economic growth continued to buoy investor sentiment.
Most of the Asian markets gained in the week as investor confidence was lifted following the announcement of another round of quantitative easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve which is expected to rejuvenate the economic growth.
Asian stock markets posted their first weekly gains in three weeks as the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement about its widely anticipated bond-buying program, and Chinese stimulus measures, triggered a rally on Friday.
Asian markets fell in the week as investor confidence was dragged down by the increasing concerns about the global growth slowdown amid the weak economic reports from Japan and South Korea.
Most of the Asian markets fell in the week as investor confidence was dragged down by the lack of stimulus measures from policymakers to support the global economy and regain growth momentum.
Most of the Asian markets fell in the week following the revival of the investor concerns about the deepening debt burden faced by the euro zone and worsening global economic growth.
Asian markets fell this week as investor sentiment turned negative with concerns of economic slowdown in China, Japan and South Korea.
Amid the mixed global cues, Indian markets opened on a positive note Tuesday morning.
Most Asian markets fell this week as investors were worried after the U.S. Federal Reserve refused to announce a further round of quantitative easing and the HSBC Flash Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) indicated that China's manufacturing activity was faltering.
Asian markets rose this week amid hopes that central banks around the world will take coordinated stimulus measures to tackle the European financial crisis and regain global economic growth momentum.
Asian markets rose this week amid hopes that policy makers would take concrete measures to tackle the financial crisis and regain the economic growth momentum.
India's BSE Sensex rose Wednesday following positive cues from Asian markets and the rupee gaining.
Stock markets in China and Hong Kong advanced Tuesday after data showed that the China's services industry expanded at its fastest rate in 19 months in May.
India's BSE Sensex rose Tuesday, tracking positive cues from other Asian markets and following recovery staged by the rupee.