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Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday with momentum subdued following a lackluster session on Wall Street.
Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday on concerns over global bond yields and U.S. growth data.
Asian equity markets ended mixed on Friday with investors hesitant to make bets ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls report.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday following mini-stimulus measures from China and positive U.S. data.
Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Friday as growing hopes of policy easing in China offset a weak lead from Wall Street.