Asia markets saw broad declines on the final trading day of the week, following a tumble overnight on Wall Street.
In South Korea, the Kospi slid 0.31 percent to close at 2,267.52, as shares of heavyweight Samsung Electronics ended largely flat despite earlier saying that its third-quarter operating profit was likely to have risen to a record high.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index slid by 0.19 percent to close at 26,572.57, with computer maker Lenovo's stock dropping by 15.1 percent.
Down Under, the ASX 200 bucked the overall trend to edge up 0.15 percent to close at 6,185.5, with the energy sector also higher by 0.15 percent. Oil and gas explorer Beach Energy, which had earlier announced the sale of a 40 percent stake in its Victorian Otway gas assets and trimmed its earnings guidance for fiscal year 2019, saw its stock fall by 3.65 percent.
China's markets were closed for the Golden Week holiday.