People are reflected on the electronic board which shows the U.S. dollar rate against the Japanese yen, top left, at a securities firm in Tokyo,Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Japanese stocks jumped Thursday as the yen lingered near a six-month low, leading a broader advance by Asian markets after U.S. benchmarks rose to record levels. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as traders awaited European inflation data and the first day of the U.S. Christmas shopping season.
The region’s heavyweight, Japan’s Nikkei 225, shed 0.1 Login to read more