Asian shares turned in a mixed performance on Friday as investors remained cautious ahead of several risky events the next week.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sank 0.1 percent, on the way for a 0.5 percent weekly decline.
Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.15 percent, losing 1.8 percent for the week.
Chinese stocks rose 0.1 percent, on track for a weekly increase of 0.4 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.2 percent, rising 0.1 percent for the week.
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