Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors wary of a
deepening crisis in Ukraine and a downbeat China manufacturing
survey; the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week's
European Central Bank meeting.
Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index headed
for its first monthly decline since April, led by materials and
consumer shares. Friday’s slump followed flaring Ukraine tensions
which spoiled investor risk appetite and bolstered the safe-haven