Indian shares gained on Friday, led by blue-chip Reliance Industries after the petrochemicals-to-retail conglomerate reported a better-than- expected quarterly earnings and announced a low-cost, 4G-enabled phone.
The S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.39 percent to 32,028 while the broader NSE Nifty advanced 0.42 percent to 9,915.
In Asia, stocks took a pause after gaining for nine days. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan, which has gained about 5 percent in the past two weeks, eased 0.2 percent on Friday.
Reliance Industries rose 3.9 percent to a more than 9-1/2-year high after its consolidated quarterly net profit increased 28 percent, beating analysts' estimates.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led company launched a 4G-enabled phone with "zero cost", in an attempt to attract millions of customers to its newly launched telecoms unit Jio.
Software exporter Wipro jumped 7 percent after announcing a $1.7 billion share buyback.
Other gainers included Coal India, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys up between 1 percent to 2.5
Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined.