Indian markets are likely to start Friday's session lower with the SGX Nifty on the Singapore Exchange trading down 45 points at 10,332. Shares in the other Asian markets slipped with the MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan falling 0.1 per cent and Japan's Nikkei losing 1.0 per cent. MSCI's all-country equity index posted its first daily loss in more than two weeks on Thursday, ending its longest daily winning streak since 2003. Overnight, the S&P 500 on On Wall Street lost 0.38 per cent while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.58 per cent.
On Thursday, the NSE Nifty closed 5.80 points, or 0.05 per cent, higher at 10,308.95 and the BSE Sensex settled 32.12 points, or 0.1 per cent, higher at 33,250.93.
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