Opening calls are indicating a flat open this morning.
The Hang Seng average is trading higher in the current session.
U.S. stocks advanced for a third straight session Thursday, rising to fresh six-month highs, thanks to solid gains in financial shares. The Dow Jones industrial average added 46 points, or 0.4%, the S&P 500 rose 6 points, or 0.5%, the Nasdaq composite increased 19 points, or 0.7%. All three indexes closed at the highest levels since July.
German industrial firm ThyssenKrupp will hold its AGM on Friday and economic data to watch includes German PPI data at 7:00 London time.