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Stock markets in United Arab Emirates declined on Friday, in line with global equities after a bigger-than-expected hike in U.S. inflation dashed hopes of early rate cut. MSCI’S global equity index was down 0.2%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slid 1.4%. The mood turned cautious after a bigger-than-expected rise in producer prices in U.S. data on Thursday added to a hot consumer inflation reading earlier in the week.