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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street slide

Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan's central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus.

KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 1.2 percent to 21,125.92 and Seoul's Kospi lost 0.8 percent to 1,985.45. The Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 2,945.43 and benchmarks in Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines also retreated. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 advanced 0.2 percent to 5,234.40 and New Zealand also rose. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday.

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