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The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.
China's equity markets stood out amid mixed trading in the region on Thursday, as investors bet on further economic stimulus from Beijing.
In Japan, a better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) helped its stock market to outperform the region on Wednesday.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo were the star performers in Asia on Tuesday.
A new trading week ushered in another mixed trading session for Asia, as investors' confidence wavered following more below-view data from China.
Stock markets in Shanghai were the biggest laggards on Friday, while the rest of Asia advanced on the back of an impressive U.S. lead.
Asian equities traded mixed on Thursday, with Sydney and Tokyo coming under pressure as their local currencies strengthened against the greenback.