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MARKET EYE-SGX Nifty falls tracking weak Asian markets

* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange

fell 0.12percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan

fell 0.73 percent.

* Asian stocks edged lower on Monday and other riskier assetssuch as commodities fell as investors remained cautious aboutthe outlook for the global economy and corporate earningsdespite better-than-expected U.S. jobs numbers at the end oflast week.

* Foreign investors bought 43.52 billion rupees of stocks onFriday, when the BSE index

fell 0.6 percent,provisional exchange data showed.* On watch, Finance minister P. Chidambaram speaks at two-dayeditors' conference at 0530GMT.* Telecom stocks would be on the radar as an Indian ministerialpanel will meet (starting at 0700 GMT) to make its finalrecommendations on a plan to ask older telcos to pay for theirexisting airwaves at a price to be derived in an upcoming 2Gauction.

(abhishek.vishnoi@thomsonreuters.com)

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