Aug 29 (Reuters) - GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP
* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are up 0.9 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan gains 0.7 percent.
* Asian shares stabilised on Thursday after two days of steep losses as fears abated that U.S.-led forces would soon launch a military strike on Syria, and oil prices retreated from a six-month peak.
* Wall Street rose on Wednesday as energy shares rallied on higher oil prices as the United States and its allies edged closer to military action against Syria.
KEY FACTORS/EVENTS TO WATCH
* Expiry of August equity derivative contracts
* The Reserve Bank of India's outgoing Governor Duvvuri Subbarao will give a lecture on "Five Years of leading RBI - Looking Ahead by Looking Back".
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 cenbank to sell dollars to oil companies to shore up rupee -
Infosys Americas head, seen as CEO contender, resigns -
Bharti Airtel says Christian de Faria to join Airtel Africa -
Karnataka mines restart operations after meeting environment norms - Mint (http://link.reuters.com/fyx62v)
Sugarcane fair price for sugar year 2015 might be raised marginally - Business Standard (http://link.reuters.com/gyx62v)
Shree Renuka Sugars may sell stake in Brazil unit - Times of India (http://link.reuters.com/hyx62v)
India's market regulator issues new guidelines on conflict of interest -
BRICS agree capital structure for development bank - WSJ -
Rupee plunge won't hit India's debt payment capacity: Atsi Sheth, Moody's - Economic Times (http://link.reuters.com/jyx62v) (Compiled by Manoj Rawal)