"For the day ahead, attention will likely shift to the US earnings reports, with JP Morgan and Wells Fargo in focus while uncertainty about the Spanish bailout will remain as a significant downside risk in the eurozone, leaving sentiment cautious," analysts at Credit Agricole CIB in Hong Kong said in a market commentary.
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.1 percent to 13,326.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose marginally to 1,432.84. The Nasdaq composite index fell 0.1 percent to 3,049.41.
Benchmark oil for November delivery was up 34 cents to $92.41 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
In currency trading, the euro rose to $1.2939 from $1.2934 late Thursday in New York. The dollar rose to 78.43 yen from 78.31 yen.
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