Asian stocks fluctuated on Friday, with risk appetites limited by worries as investors waited for the U.S. Senate’s vote on U.S. tax reform bill.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares was virtually unchanged on the day, after dipping to a two-week trough. It was on track for a weekly loss of 2.6 percent.
Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.1 percent, on course to advance 0.9 percent for the week.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 0.3 percent. The Kospi index in Seoul ticked up 0.1 percent.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index wobbled. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent.