* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange fell 0.25
percent. The MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan
also down 0.26 percent.
* Asian shares fell further on Friday, weighed down by worries
over the risk of a recession in the world's largest economy as
the United States faces a looming fiscal crisis, while Europe
still awaits a bailout for Greece, keeping investor risk
* Foreign investors bought 2.61 billion rupees of stocks on
Thursday, when the BSE index fell 0.3 percent,
provisional exchange data showed.
* Earnings on Friday: State Bank of India, Tata Steel
, Coal India, Hindustan Petroleum Corp
, Bharat Petroleum Corp, Indian Oil Corp