Most Asian currencies trod water on Friday, and with the exception of the Indian rupee they were set to end the week lower, partly due to concerns over a brewing trade war and caution ahead an OPEC meeting later in the day.
The Chinese yuan eased about 0.15 percent to a more than five-month low against the dollar.
Mounting trade tensions between China and the United States has weighed heavily on the yuan, which is set for its worst week since November 2016.
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