April 4 (Reuters) - GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange fell 0.5 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan was down 0.6 percent. * Investors nervously watched developments in the Korean Peninsula on Thursday while Asian stocks fell after weak data stoked concerns the key American jobs report due later in the week will signal slowing U.S. growth. * U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 index posting its biggest daily decline in more than a month, after a weaker-than-expected survey of private employers raised concerns about the strength of the economy.
FACTORS TO WATCH * RBI Governor meets bankers ahead of annual policy review on May 3. * Diversified Indian company Piramal Enterprises Ltd will announce a business development in its over-the-counter drugs business.(0700 GMT)
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(Compiled by Manoj Rawal)