May 15 (Reuters) - GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP
* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are 0.4
percent up and the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan
is 0.27 percent lower.
* Asian shares were steady on Wednesday, with Tokyo stocks
surging to a fresh 5-1/2 year high as Japanese exporters rallied
on the yen's sharp slide.
* U.S. stocks rallied to fresh highs on Tuesday as investors
picked up large-cap companies' shares on the expectation that
central bank stimulus will help propel the rally further.
FACTORS TO WATCH
* United Spirits Ltd's March-quarter earnings.
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
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exchange data - Reuters
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- Mint (http://link.reuters.com/dab28t)
Shale gas policy may hit big companies hard - Business
Novelis' recycling strategy helps lift profit - Reuters
Ranbaxy may take $1 bln hit - analysts - Times of India (http://link.reuters.com/gab28t)
Government starts moves for conciliatory settlement with
Vodafone - PTI in Economic Times (http://link.reuters.com/hab28t)
India cbank to take note of lower inflation - Governor -
U.S. urged to take tougher line on Indian trade practices -
ECB norms eased for aviation, infra firms, OMCs - Financial
ITC plans to foray into oral care segment - Business
Rajesh Exports under DRI scanner - Business Standard (http://link.reuters.com/mab28t)
Govt mulls ordinance route on land acquisition Bill -
Business Standard (http://link.reuters.com/nab28t)
Kumar Birla, family to invest 5.25 bln rupees for retail
ramp-up - Economic Times (http://link.reuters.com/pab28t)
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(Reporting By Manoj Rawal)