Asian markets were trading higher in their last session the week before US labor market data.
Major Chinese stocks reported an increase, with Shanghai Composite up 0.2%, Shenzhen Component up 0.36% and Shenzhen Composite up 0.33%. Hang Seng also rose 0.61% today.
Nikkei 225 jumped 0.33%, Topix with minimal change. Kosi added 0.78% to its value, and the ASX200 0.3%.
The broad MSCI Asia ex-Japan index rose 0.47%.
Trader Martin Nikolov