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Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday with momentum subdued following a lackluster session on Wall Street.
Asia stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday following a pick up in Chinese consumer inflation, but Japanese shares fell on profit-taking.
Asian stocks kicked off the week with gains following positive data releases from the region's two biggest economies and a strong U.S. lead.
Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as caution over U.S. jobs data overshadowed Wall Street's record and the ECB's stimulus measures.
Asian equities closed mixed in choppy trading Thursday, as traders braced for a highly-anticipated European Central Bank meeting.