GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP
* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are 2.9 percent higher, pointing to a record high in Indian shares at pre-open trading, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index is up 0.57 percent.
* Most Asian share markets moved higher on Monday, energised by a potent cocktail of upbeat Chinese trade data, a weaker yen and a firm finish on Wall Street.
* U.S. stocks soared on Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 ending a five-day losing streak after a robust jobs report gave traders confidence that the economic recovery was gaining strength.
EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH
* India's trade data for November. (Tentative)
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
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