Asian stock markets finished lower Friday. Japan's Nikkei 225 index shed 170.61 points, or 1.65%, to 10,167.06, led by losses in tech and Internet-related shares. Sluggish U.S. stocks overnight renewed concern about Japan's strength.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index lost 24.04 points, or 0.20%, to finish at 12,203.53.
Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX dropped 15.23 points, or 0.20%, to 7,752.39.