Asian equity markets were mixed on Friday following weak economic data and as oil prices extended their slide.
European shares closed higher with investors reacting to fresh euro zone data, but oil stocks slid after OPEC decided to leave output unchanged.
Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday following a record close on Wall Street, with Japan continuing to underperform due to a stronger currency.
European shares closed mixed on Wednesday, with the German DAX clocking up its tenth straight session of gains.
Asian equities rose on Wednesday following better-than-expected U.S. growth data but Japan underperformed on the back of a stronger currency.