Indian tech firm is accused of concealing information from auditors.
Property developers the biggest losers while Hang Seng Index slides 0.9%.
Xu Xiaoyong’s bet that domestic tech companies will see more demand from larger companies as a result of the trade war has led to huge returns for his fund.
Nikkei 225 index adds 0.06%, or 13.03 points, to 22,001.32, while the broader Topix index rose 0.29%, or 4.71 points, to 1,614.58.
Government funds may swoop in to limit the decline in Saudi stocks, says an analyst.
Fund manager says less focus on power struggle and clearer economic plans will help, but an academic says fears of a recession are keeping the market down.
Concerns over a concurrent US-China trade war remain high, prompting a rush on safe-haven assets such as bonds, gold and the Japanese yen.
While more than US$3 billion has left the nation since the election in May last year, overseas funds have been returning to buy a net of US$61.4 million Malaysian stocks in July.
The records reflect positive investor sentiment midway through an earnings season that is seen as generally topping forecasts.
Strong American economic data, including Thursday's report showing an increase in durable goods sales in June, has investors fearing a less dovish Federal Reserve announcement.
Coca-Cola shares rise by 4.9%, the most among stocks listed on the Dow Jones index.
All three major indexes post record closing highs as firm expectations for a Fed-approved interest-rate cut continue to propel shares.
Stocks in Asia look set to trade mixed after US equities made little headway and investors await clues on policy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.
Most Asian markets extend losses as investors re-evaluated the Federal Reserve's interest rate options following last week's strong US jobs report.
Reinvesting sounds like a good idea but there are pros and cons to consider too.
Unlike our generation, our predecessors could afford to give to all and sundry, without jeopardising the roof over their heads, during the post-festive season.
US stock futures and European shares edge higher in a lacklustre session marked by thin trading volumes thanks to the American holiday.
Wall Street stocks surge to records in a holiday-shortened session as a plethora of mixed US economic data appears to boost the odds of a Federal Reserve interest rate cut.
Stocks in Asia look set for modest declines as haven assets from Treasuries to gold resume rallies amid doubts over the pace of Federal Reserve rate cuts and warnings about global growth.
Stocks open in mixed fashion as investors mull the latest headlines on trade and implications of a disappointing set of economic data.
Wall Street stocks advance on Friday, concluding a banner first half of the year even as a prolonged US-China trade war led to losses on the week.
Stocks rise for a second day, notching the best month since January on optimism the US and China will make progress during trade talks this weekend.
Tokyo stocks open lower, weighed down by the US-China trade row ahead of this week's G20 summit and concerns over an escalation in US-Iran tensions.
With the US ratcheting up pressure on China via trade tariffs and a crackdown on one of its biggest technology companies, China counters by encouraging more homegrown innovation.