India, Dec. 7 -- Indian equity markets extended their losses for third straight session on Thursday, amid weakness in other Asian markets coupled with depreciation in rupee. Investors also remained cautious ahead of the outcome of key assembly elections. Today, the markets are likely to make optimistic start, tracking positive trend in Asian peers after the speculation that the Federal Reserve might be one-and-done with US rate hikes. Also, traders will be looking ahead of five states elections exit poll due on December 07 evening and result on December 11. Traders will be getting some encouragement with the Union Cabinet approving an agriculture export policy with an aim to double the shipments to $60 billion by 2022. The policy would focu...