July 12 (Reuters) - GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP
* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange up 0.53 percent and the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan is 0.26 percent higher.
* The rally in Asian stocks showed signs of running out of puff on Friday, even after a record closing high on Wall Street, while the selloff in the dollar paused as market attention turned to major Chinese data due on Monday.
* The S&P 500 index and the Dow industrials closed on Thursday at record highs, a day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said it would keep a loose monetary policy for some time to lower the unemployment rate.
FACTORS TO WATCH
* Infosys Ltd, India's No. 2 software services provider, will report first quarter results
* India will release May industrial output data around 5:30 p.m. (1200 GMT).
* India will release consumer price index based inflation data around 1730 IST (1200 GMT).
* Reserve Bank of India deputy governors will meet representatives of bonds and forex market associations as part of their routine pre-policy discussions. (0630 GMT)
* RBI Deputy Governor H.R. Khan will launch state-run IDBI Bank's inflation-indexed bonds. (0830 GMT)
* RBI Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty will attend an event on banking and finance. (1130 GMT)
* The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers is expected to report that car sales in June fell for the eighth straight month. (0500 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.
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(Compiled by Manoj Rawal)