President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.
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Asian equity markets were mostly higher on the final trading day of the week following another record close for the S&P 500 overnight.
Asian stocks were mixed early on Friday, with a weaker yen helping Japan lead the region higher at the end of a positive week. Japan's Nikkei Stock Average rose 0.5% as the yen softened against the dollar�a positive for the country's exporters.
Fast food chain McDonald's has suspended sale of chicken nuggets and some other products in Hong Kong. It said it had imported chicken and pork from Shanghai Husi Food, the Chinese firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food firms.