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Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as robust growth figures from the world's third-largest economy failed to lift sentiment.
Asian stock markets kicked off Wednesday mixed, with Australia in focus following the release of the country's federal budget.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed a record Wall Street finish.
Chinese shares outperformed on Monday as investors cheered the latest market reforms while geopolitical tensions weighed on the rest of region.
Asian stocks were mixed on Friday following a subdued Chinese inflation report and as traders kept a close eye on developments in eastern Ukraine.