Asian indexes were a mixed bag Friday.
The Shanghai Composite rose 1.01%.
The Bank of Japan's closely watched tankan survey showed corporate sentiment in Japan is waning, with sentiment among large manufacturers at a two-year low. Sentiment among property companies was also weak; Tokyo's real estate index fell 4.5% Friday, the worst sector. Banks were down as Japanese traders fretted the possibility Japanese banks may be obliged to contribute about $5 billion each to a fund to support subprime losses.
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