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Asian stocks were dealt a blow on Friday as concerns over a repeat of June's credit crunch in China overshadowed gains on Wall Street.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday on the back of positive Chinese manufacturing data and liquidity fears in the mainland.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Asian equities closed mixed in subdued trade on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the U.S. September jobs report.
Asian equities rose on Monday after the S&P 500 hit a record high last week and as bets on extended U.S. monetary stimulus lifted risk appetite.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Friday with the exception of Japan after China's economy grew at its fastest pace this year.
Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday but pared gains after President Obama signed a last-minute Congressional deal to avert a debt default.
Asian stocks were in a holding pattern on Wednesday on caution whether the U.S. could avert a debt default after Senate lawmakers resumed talks.
Asian equity markets outside of China rose on Tuesday on news that a bipartisan U.S. budget deal could be announced soon.
Chinese stocks outperformed Asia on Monday as investors cheered a stronger-than-expected inflation report.