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Asia-Pacific Markets at Close Report: ASIA -pacific Markets were mixed in Friday,

Source: Eustance Huang 3 minutes SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Friday trade, with the BSE Sensex in India touching a record high. In Friday trade, the Sensex rose to 52,641.53 — above its previous record high of 52,516.76 set in February, according to data from Refinitiv Eikon. The index later pared some of those gains and last stood 0.33% higher, as of 1:05 p.m. local time. The Nifty 50 in India also gained 0.3%. Stocks in Japan were little changed as the Nikkei 225 closed marginally lower at 28,948.73 while the Topix ended the trading day 0.14% lower at 1,954.02. Over in South Korea, the Kospi edged 0.77% higher on the day to 3,249.32. Mainland Chinese stocks closed lower as the Shanghai composite fell 0.58% to 3,589.75 while the Shenzhen component slipped 0.62% to 14,801.24. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.33%, as of its final hour of trading. Shares in Australia finished the trading da