* Bond traders are also hoping for open market operations of bond purchases by the Reserve Bank of India to cool down yields, after the central bank bought 61.6 billion rupees ($979.27 million) of bonds on Nov. 18.
* The yield on new 10-year benchmark bond, first issued at an auction on Nov. 22, is expected to remain in an 8.70-8.80 percent range.
* The Indian rupee is expected to trade in a narrow range of 62.80-63.50 levels to the U.S. dollar, dealers said.
* Foreign flows will be key for currency markets after foreign institutional investors sold shares worth of 598 million rupees ($9.5 million) on Thursday to snap their 32-day buying streak totalling 238.84 billion rupees.
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