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Asian equities were mixed on the last trading day of the week as concerns over Ebola and China offset gains on Wall Street.
Asian equities declined on Thursday as investors focused on key Chinese manufacturing data and sliding oil prices.
Asia equities were mostly higher on Wednesday following a strong U.S. lead and reports of bond purchases by the European Central Bank.
Asian share markets were mostly lower on Tuesday following a mixed morning session as investors digested key data from China.
Asian equities enjoyed a broad-based rally on Monday, tracking a strong U.S. lead, with investor attention focused on developments in China.
Asian shares fell on Monday, adding to last week's tumble, as strong Chinese data failed to soothe worries about sluggish global growth.
Asia stocks joined Wall Street's selloff on Friday, led by declines in the energy sector, as investors fretted over slowing European growth.