Asian shares retreated from decade highs on Thursday after China reported its economy slowed slightly last quarter.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares was down 0.1 percent.
Japan's Nikkei jumped 0.4 percent to a new 21-year peak.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index was unchanged, while South Korea’s Kospi index dropped 0.5 percent.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index lost 0.1 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index sank 0.4 percent.