Most Asian-Pacific markets rose in cautious trading Friday, but Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 1.5%, with construction firms and real estate developers posting the biggest losses. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each edged up 0.1%. China's Shanghai Composite gained 0.8%. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.2%. India's Sensex was up 1.4%.
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