Major Asian-Pacific markets were mostly positive Friday, but the possibility of a U.S. military strike in Syria blunted investors' appetite for risk. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.5%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.1%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.8%. China's Shanghai Composite edged up 0.1%. South Korea's Kospi gained 1%. India's Sensex was up 1.2%.

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