Asia's markets were mixed on Monday despite a positive lead from Wall Street, as traders await the release of key economic data this week including figures on global manufacturing and US jobs.
Tokyo climbed 0.44%, or 67.10 points to finish at 15,162.10, Seoul rose 0.69%, or 13.70 points, to 2,002.21 and Shanghai ended 0.59% higher, adding 11.82 points to 2,048.33.
However, Sydney slipped 0.91%, or 49.4 points, to close at 5,395.7 while Hong Kong was marginally lower, edging down 21.20 points to 23,200.32.
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