Asia traded modestly lower on Thursday after a mixed close in U.S. equities as Fed meeting minutes hinted that a rate hike is coming 'fairly soon.'
Asia markets finished mixed. The Nikkei climbed 1 percent, while Toshiba shares dropped 8.75 percent amid growing concerns.
Leaked fuel is believed to be releasing deadly radiation within the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.
Asian markets opened higher on Friday, with the Nikkei leading the gains and up by 0.49 percent.
CNBC's data partner Kensho looks at which global markets perform best during the first 100 days of a U.S. president.
Asian markets opened mixed on Thursday, with the Kospi and Nikkei mostly unchanged.
Asia markets traded lower on Tuesday, after immigration measures taken by the Trump administration spurred jitters.
Asian markets opened higher on Wednesday, with the Nikkei leading the gains and up by 1.60 percent.