Asian Market traded lower on Friday as mixed U.S. economic data caused some investors to show restraint after a global stock market rally pushed many bourses to dizzying heights. Most of the markets in the region are closed for the start of the Lunar New Year holiday.
In Asia, Nikkei 225 lost 0.14% and SGX Nifty Fell 0.21%.
European stocks fell on Friday, as investors watched COVID-19 headlines and struggled to find catalysts to push markets higher.
In Europe, the FTSE is trading 0.04% higher while CAC is off at 0.06% and DAX is lower at 0.56%.