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American depositary receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.16% lower at 166.12 on the Bank of New York Mellon Asia ADR Index on Thursday.

In North Asia, the gainers were led by data collecting and analytics platform Aurora Mobile ( JG ) and educational services provider Four Seasons ( FEDU ), which rose 5.9% and 2.1% respectively. They were followed by oil and gas company Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical ( SHI ) and AU Optronics ( AUO ), a maker of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays, which were up 2.1% and 1.6%.

The decliners in North Asia were led by solar equipment company JinkoSolar ( JKS ) and polysilicon manufacturer Daqo New Energy (DQ), which fell 10.5% and 7.8% respectively. They were followed by educational services provider RYB Education (RYB) and telecommunications operator China Mobile (CHL), which were down 5.4% and 4.2%.

In South Asia, the gainers were led by biotech firm ASLAN (ASLN) and telecommunications operator PLDT (PHI), which were up 3.4% and 1.3% respectively. They were followed by IT company Infosys (INFY) and telecommunications operator Telekomunikasi Indonesia (TLK), which rose 0.5% and 0.2%.

HDFC Bank (HDB) led the decliners in South Asia, falling 0.3%, and was followed by ICICI Bank (IBN) and automaker Tata Motors (TTM), which were down 0.3% and 0.1%.

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