Mainland shares suffered a steep correction on Friday, underperforming other regional bourses which followed the lead from Wall Street to end higher.
Overnight, a dovish statement from the Federal Reserve helped U.S. stocks to finish about 1 percent higher, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq topping its intra-day high from March 2000.
However, concerns over Greece remained in the backdrop after Eurogroup finance ministers failed to reach a deal on Thursday. Negotiations between the debt-stricken country and its creditors will continue at a crisis summit next Monday.
Meanwhile, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) largely stuck to the script in its rates decision on Friday, maintaining its massive asset buying program which increases the money base at an annual pace of 80 trillion yen ($650 billion).