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Asian markets in fourth weekly rise as yen falls

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Among the firms in the Apple supply chain, handheld device camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co (大立光) fell 7 percent, the maximum daily decline, to close at NT$784.00, while Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (鴻海精密), which assembles iPhones and iPads for Apple, shed 4.69 percent to end at NT$91.50.

In other markets on Friday:

Manila fell 1.40 percent, or 80.84 points, from Thursday to close at 5,707.11.

Wellington closed 0.11 percent higher, adding 4.45 points to 3,979.17.

Mumbai went up 0.46 percent, or 87.99 points, at 19,317.25.

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