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Asian stock closed mixed as Chinese weaker-than-expected data weighed on markets. China's industrial production rose 6.9% in August, after a 9.0% gain in July. Analysts had expected an increase of 8.8%.
Fixed-asset investment in China increased 16.5% in August, missing expectations for a 16.9% rise, after a 17.0% gain in July.
Retail sales in China climbed 11.9% in August, missing forecasts of a 12.1% rise, after a 12.2% increase in July.
Markets in Japan were closed for a public holiday.
Indexes on the close:
Nikkei 225 closed
Hang Seng 24,356.99 -238.33 -0.97%
Shanghai Composite 2,339.14 +7.19 +0.31%
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