Markets were fallen in China after growth data showed the country's economy had slowed further in the three months to March this year.
Official numbers showed an expansion of 7% for the period the slowest economic pace of growth since the global financial crisis in 2009.
The Shanghai Composite on the mainland was down 1.11% at 4,089.52.
While the benchmark Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was down 0.05% at 27,547.75 points.
Analysts said they expected China's economic growth to have slowed to 7% in the quarter - lower than the 7.3% posted for the three months to December.