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Asian stocks declined on Friday following a global market selloff overnight but upbeat data from China helped cap larger losses.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Wednesday ahead of key risk events in the United States.
Asian stocks rose for a second session on Tuesday on hopes that growth in the world's second-largest economy has finally stabilized.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Monday, led by a rally in Chinese markets, on optimism about the health of the world's second-largest economy.
Asian equity markets finished mostly higher on the final trading day of the week following another record close for the S&P 500 overnight.