In Asia, CNOOC gains on Gulf of Mexico news, NEC surges, Disney-related stocks fall

Asia's major indexes rose Friday, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbing 1.6 percent to close at 21,830, Japan's Nikkei Index increasing 0.7 percent to end the day at 9,789 and China's Shanghai Composite Index adding 0.3 percent to settle at 3,164.

Yet another successful IPO sent shares of Greens Holdings Ltd. up 12.3 percent, making it the third Hong Kong company to rise on its debut this week. The company provides energy efficiency solutions and products, including wind power equipment. Luxury residential developer Evergrande Real Estate Group, which began trading earlier this week, fell 2.6 percent today, and menswear company Trinity Ltd, which also kicked off trading this week, lost 3.9 percent of its recent gains.