Japan's Nikkei came off a multi-week high on Friday, tracking broader losses in global equities markets, and as worries about further Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on some China-focused shares.
The Nikkei share average ended the morning session 0.66 percent lower at 22,338.26, after hitting a 2-1/2-week high of 22,583.43 during the previous session.
Japan's benchmark index has recovered 6.5 percent in recent weeks, after falling to its lowest level since late March on Oct. 26, with gains culminating in a post-U.S. mid-terms relief rally on Thursday.
The broader Topix edged 0.17 percent lower to 1,678.35, with 12 of the 33 subsectors trading in negative territory.
Source : Reuters