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Market Update

Asian Markets End Mostly Higher

Asian markets ended mostly higher Friday, with the Nikkei leading gains for the region at the end of a week dominated by worries over the reduced stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

The Nikkei closed up 2.2%. The Shanghai Composite declined 0.5% while the Hang Seng rose slipped 0.1%. The Sensex was up 0.5% while the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries advanced 1%.