Agence France-PresseApril 9, 2014 07:34
Asia's markets mostly rose on Wednesday following a slight rebound on Wall Street but Tokyo took another hit from a stronger yen.
Oil prices eased after surging on Tuesday on renewed fears about tensions in Ukraine.
Tokyo tumbled 2.10 percent, or 307.19 points, to 14,299.69, but Seoul rose 0.30 percent, or 5.92 points, to 1,998.95.
Australian shares were supported by a surge in retailer David Jones after it received a takeover offer.
Sydney ended 0.98 percent higher at 5,463.8 -- its highest close since June 2008.