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Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade

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Asian markets mostly rose while the dollar edged up in holiday-narrowed trade on Friday following a mixed lead from Wall Street and news of a deal between Russia and the West to ease Ukraine tensions. 

With many bourses closed for the Easter break, business was thin at the end of a broadly positive week in Asia, which was helped by bargain buying after the previous week's sell-off.

Tokyo added 0.68%, or 98.74 points, to finish at 14,516.27 — the index rose 4% for the week after losing more than 7% last week.

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