Mar 06, 9:03 AM ET
Market indexes in Japan extended gains for the second day and the yen eased after the ECB lifted inflation and growth estimates. For the week, the Nikkei index gained 0.9% and the yen traded above 120 mark.
Mar 06, 8:52 AM ET
Australian market indexes traded lower and for the week declined 0.5% after China lowered its growth estimate and iron ore prices continued to drift lower. Six smaller resource companies in the ASX 200 index will be replaced by retail, healthcare and travel management companies.