Indian stocks to watch-April 04

Last Updated: Thu, Apr 04, 2013 03:10 hrs

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)

INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH For additional press items double click NOTE: Reuters has not verified third-party stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

India's largest copper smelter declares force majeure - Reuters RIL draws bank blueprint, sounds out Vikram Pandit - Financial Chronicle Amnesty, sops of 30 bn rupees likely in Foreign Trade Policy - Business Standard Finance ministry mulls the option of starting 400 bln rupees divestment programme with share buyback - Economic Times Future Group, CEOs JV buy majority stake in office supplies firm Staples - Economic Times India plans reinsurance pool to cover refiners handling Iran oil- Reuters NTPC not to sign FSAs with Coal India over coal quality - PTI in Financial Chronicle Govt considers increasing FDI limit to 49 pct in defence sector says Anand Sharma - Mint Maruti's first Gujarat site faces land hurdle - Business Standard Qatar's Hassad Food buys majority stake in Indian firm - Mint After AI bonds, EPFO may come to the rescue of three more PSUs - Business Standard Land acquisition Bill: all-party meet on 9 April - Mint Telecom EGoM to meet for spectrum pricing policy next week - Financial Express

NOTE: Reuters has not verified third-party stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

(Compiled by Manoj Rawal)

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