Asian-Pacific markets mostly tumbled Friday as profit taking brought Japan's Nikkei 225 down 1.5% from a two-month high, ahead of an election for the upper house of parliament. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.1%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gave up 0.4%. China's Shanghai Composite dropped 1.5%. South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.2%. India's Sensex was up 0.2%.

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