Asian-Pacific markets slipped Friday into broad decline as Japan's Nikkei 225 swung wildly between gains and losses, in the end closing down 0.2%. China's Shanghai Composite dropped 1.4%. South Korea's Kospi lost 1.8%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.9%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gave up 1.2%. India's Sensex was up 0.2%.

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