The Shanghai Composite index closed 0.4% lower at 3,250 on Friday despite signs of progress in US-China trade negotiations and stronger-than-expected economic data released earlier in the week, as investors booked recent profits. Also, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.8% to 22,090; the Hang Seng fell 0.5% to 29,963; the Kospi dropped 1.4% to 2,214; while the S&P/ASX 200 ended near the flat line.