Asian markets traded mostly down on Thursday as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and oil remained volatile.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng index, which resumed trading today after being shut from Monday through Wednesday for the Lunar New Year holiday, opened down 4.2 percent before retracing some losses trade down 3.82 percent.
12:23 Sterling volatile as market speculates on ‘hard Brexit’; investors await May's speech16
01:03 Sterling slides to three-month lows on 'hard Brexit' fears13
22:15 Sterling skids on Brexit anxiety; investors hope for Donald Trump clarity15
15:04 Hoping to save a 20 percent down payment? It's a big chunk of change15